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2 dead in explosion in Tarn Taran, Punjab

Two people were killed in an explosion in Punjab's Tarn Taran on Thursday.

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Tarn Taran Updated on: September 05, 2019 14:29 IST
2 dead in explosion in Tarn Taran, Punjab

2 dead in explosion in Tarn Taran, Punjab

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.

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