• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Explosion in UP fireworks factory kills 5

By PTI
|

Muzaffarnagar, Jan 31: At least five people were killed in an explosion at a fireworks factory in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh on Friday, police said Fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the situation was brought under control, a police officer said.

Representational Image

Superintendent of Police Vineet Jaiswal said the incident took place when manufacturing of firecrackers was on in the unit.

Factory owner Intezar and four workers Rocky, Sarasvati, Nareshu and Nirmala were killed in the explosion, he said. The roof of the unit blew away due to the explosion, police said.

Major Republic Day terror attack averted in Valley

The factory is located on the Shamli-Delhi highway in Kandhla. Jaiswal said factory owner was a licence holder and he was authorised to manufacture crackers till 2022.

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X