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4 killed, 7 missing in snacks factory fire in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur

At least 10 to 12 others sustained injuries in the blaze, while many of the labourers escaped to safety jumping from the roof and the walls, as sound of cylinder blasts created panic in the area

india Updated: Dec 31, 2018 19:26 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Muzaffarpur
Bihar factory fire,Muzaffarpur snacks factory
Three labourers were killed and seven others were missing after a massive fire broke out in a snack factory in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district on Monday. (ANI Twitter)

Four labourers were killed and seven others were missing after a massive fire broke out in a snack factory in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district on Monday, officials said.

Four bodies were recovered and seven people were missing after the fire at the factory in Chaknooran, the senior superintendent of police said, reported ANI news agency. Firefighting operations were underway and police along with other officials were present at the spot.

At least 10 to 12 others sustained injuries in the blaze, while many of the labourers escaped to safety jumping from the roof and the walls, as sound of cylinder blasts created panic in the area.

First Published: Dec 31, 2018 17:20 IST