Two people were killed in an explosion in Punjab's Tarn Taran on Thursday. A forensic team is present at the spot.
Earlier on Wednesday, 23 people died and 27 injured in a blast a firecracker factory located in Gurdaspur. The explosion also damaged buildings nearby, shattering windowpanes and even bringing down the roofs of a couple of them. The explosion was heard kilometres away.
The blast at the factory took place around 4 pm.
Eyewitness Sukhraj Singh said one car landed in a drain because of the impact. Another Batala resident Rajpal Khokkar was passing by after a visit to a nearby gurdwara when the explosion took place.