Blast at sparkler production line in Ghaziabad, one dead; fire tenders surged


Ghaziabad: One individual was killed and no less than six harmed after a blast at a sparkler producing manufacturing plant in Ghaziabad, police said on Friday.

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The occurrence happened in Farukh Nagar area close Hindon Air Force station. The expired has been recognized as Iqram, 36.

The harmed were released after medical aid.

“I have been informed that a laborer was smoking a `bidi` which brought about the blast. Notwithstanding, the SDM has been requested to direct a broad investigation into the occurrence,” said District Magistrate Nidhi Kesarwani.

Fire tenders were hurried to the spot to control the fire that broke out after the impact.