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Sambhal: 4 people, including 2 children die, 7 get injured after explosion at illegal firecracker godown

Sambhal: According to officials three people died on the spot and one passed away on the way to the hospital.

Edited By: Raju Kumar @rajudelhi123 Sambhal Published on: June 14, 2023 8:36 IST
Four people lost their lives in the explosion
Image Source : REPRESENTATIVE PIC Four people lost their lives in the explosion

Four people, including two children killed and sever got injured after a fire broke out at an illegal firecracker godown in Gunnaur township, Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh, police on Tuesday.

Guddo (40), Anam ( 25), Sumaiya (12) and an unidentified minor died in the accident, police said.

District Magistrate Manish Bansal said that a fire broke out in Sabir Ali's firecrackers godown in Sarai locality in which three people died due to the explosion.

According to incharge of Community Health Centre Gunnaur, Dr Pawan Kumar the unidentified minor who was referred to Aligarh for treatment, succumbed to injuries on the way.

Three people died on the spot and their bodies were brought to CHC, he said. The injured have been admitted to a hospital for treatment.

SP Chakresh Mishra said that Ali had stored firecrackers in the residential area apart from the place where he had taken permission.

Following this, Ali was arrested, he said The fire has been extinguished but the rescue operation is still going on, Mishra added.

(With PTI inputs)

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