A blast in an illegal firecracker factory in Bihar's Nalanda on Friday morning killed five people and left at least twenty five injured.
Out of those who sustained injuries, the condition of seventeen is reported to be quite serious. The injured were immediately rushed to the nearest hospital for treatment.
Five houses near the factory were severely damaged due to the blasts
A team of police and fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the fire and bring the situation under control.
The cause of the blast is still not clear and an investigation is underway to ascertain the same.
More details are awaited on the incident.