Blast in illegal cracker making factory in UP, six dead

A blast occurred in an illegal cracker making factory in Unnao district in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.

Last Updated: Sep 19, 2013, 23:00 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau

Kanpur: A blast occurred in an illegal cracker making factory in Unnao district in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.

At least six people were killed in the explosion while two other were injured.
Two buildings collapsed under the impact of the explosion that took place in Hasanganj area this evening, police said.

The identification of the victims is yet to be done, they said, adding that the injured have been admitted to a hospital where their condition is stated to be stable.
(With PTI inputs)