4 killed, 10 injured in explosion at factory manufacturing firecrackers in Uttar Pradesh

The explosion took place at a pickle factory in Kairana town, and some of the injured people are in critical condition, police said.
The police said a rescue operation is underway, and four bodies have been recovered so far.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The police said a rescue operation is underway, and four bodies have been recovered so far.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Oct 01, 2021 07:16 PM IST
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Four people died and 10 were injured in an explosion at a factory manufacturing firecrackers illegally in Shamli district on Friday evening, police said.

The explosion took place at a pickle factory in Kairana town, and some of the injured people are in critical condition, they added.

The police said a rescue operation is underway, and four bodies have been recovered so far.

Senior police and administration officials are at the spot, they said.

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