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One arrested in Ghaziabad’s building collapse incident

According to investigators , an LPG cylinder exploded inside the building, which lead to an impactful explosion as it was stuffed with units of firecrackers

The incident took place on Saturday morning, when a two-storeyed building in Loni’s Roop Nagar came crashing down around 11am following an explosion which was heard by the locals. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 24, 2023 11:46 PM IST

Two killed, 4 injured in explosion at factory in Bawana

Delhi Fire Services (DFS) officials said they received a call about a fire at the factory at 4.45pm, after which six fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

Police investigate at the spot where two persons died and four others were injured in a blast in a plastic factory in Bawana on Wednesday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 03:55 AM IST

Bengal fireworks factory blast: One person arrested

Forensic experts and a police contingent were at the spot on Monday to collect samples even as severed body parts were recovered metres away from the scene

Police said their investigation was going on. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 28, 2023 10:40 AM IST

Seven killed, several injured in explosion at illegal Bengal firecracker factory

At least seven people were killed and several injured in an explosion at an illegal firecracker factory in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district. The explosion took place in a two-storey house, critically injuring the building's owner. The incident has triggered a political controversy, with opposition parties demanding a probe by the National Investigation Agency. This is not the first incident of its kind in West Bengal, and the state government has been accused of not taking enough action to stop illegal firecracker manufacturing.

Rescue operation underway after a massive explosion at allegedly illegal firecrackers factory at Duttapukur, North 24 parganas district of West Bengal, India on Sunday, August 27, 2023. At least 7 people are killed and several houses are damaged due to the blast (HT photo)
Updated on Aug 28, 2023 12:28 AM IST
By, Kolkata

At least 7 killed, several injured in explosion at fireworks factory in Bengal

Bengal minister Rathin Ghosh said police officers told him that seven or eight people died and around six people were injured in the incident.

Fire brigade officials said the explosion was so powerful that it damaged several buildings in the area.(ANI)
Updated on Aug 27, 2023 01:02 PM IST
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