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Punjab: 23 Killed After Explosion At Firecracker Factory In Gurdaspur

Twenty-three people were killed while 27 injured in a blast at a firecracker factory in Batala of Gurdaspur district on Wednesday, an official said. Several people were feared trapped under the debris, police said, adding that the rescue operation was underway.  The blast took place around 4 pm at the factory located in a residential area, Inspector General (Border Range) SPS Parmar said.

Updated : 05 September 2019, 08:37 AM