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6 killed in firecracker factory blast in UP's Etah

At least six people were killed while dozens were left injured after a blast at a firecrackers factory in Uttar Pradesh's Etah on Saturday. The incident took place in Mirehachi town's Takiya locality. An illegal firecrackers factory was being run out of a house which was owned by Niresh Jatav.

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Etah Updated on: September 21, 2019 17:05 IST
6 killed in firecracker factory blast in UP's Etah
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6 killed in firecracker factory blast in UP's Etah 

At least six people were killed while dozens were left injured after a blast at a firecrackers factory in Uttar Pradesh's Etah on Saturday. 

The incident took place in Mirehachi town's Takiya locality. An illegal firecrackers factory was being run out of a house which was owned by Niresh Jatav. 

The house in which the crackers were made has been severely damaged and some people are still stuck under the debris. 

Police and local administration have launched an operation to rescue people stuck under the debris. 

 
 
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