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Bikaner: Blaze at firecracker godown kills three, death toll likely to rise

Reasons for the fire are not known yet and rescue operation is on.

india Updated: Jul 07, 2017 15:18 IST
PTI, Bikaner
Rajasthan,Bikaner,Firecrackers godown blaze

At least three people were killed and 15 others injured when a firecracker godown caught fire in Naya shahar area of Bikaner on Friday.

Reasons for the fire are not known yet and rescue operation is on, IG, Bikaner, Bipin Pandey said.

SP, Bikaner, Sawai Singh said three people have been killed in the incident and the toll is likely to increase.

Four fire tenders have been pressed into service to control the fire.

Houses located nearby have been evacuated and the operation is going on, he added.

First Published: Jul 07, 2017 14:01 IST