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Two killed, four hurt in fire at firecracker factory in Agra

A blast that occurred at a firecracker unit in Agra's New Azam Pada area claimed the lives of two persons and injured four on Sunday.

ANI | Agra (Uttar Pradesh) | Updated: 18-10-2020 19:37 IST | Created: 18-10-2020 19:37 IST
Two killed, four hurt in fire at firecracker factory in Agra
Rohan Pramod Botre, Superintendent of Police in conversation with ANI. (Photo/ANI). Image Credit: ANI

A blast that occurred at a firecracker unit in Agra's New Azam Pada area claimed the lives of two persons and injured four on Sunday. According to Rohan Pramod Botre, Superintendent of Police, the injured persons have been admitted to the SN Medical College.

"The blast occurred at a factory owned by a man named Chaman Mansuri. Some work was going on at the factory which triggered the blast. We are investigating whether or not they had the required licence and permits," Botre told ANI. He said that seven to eight ambulances and the fire brigade reached the spot immediately, which handled the situation appropriately. (ANI)


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