UP: 5 killed, 6 hurt in blast in fire cracker unit

Last Updated: Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 18:16

Maharajganj (UP): Five people were on Saturday
killed and six others seriously injured in a blast in a fire
cracker unit in Dhani township under Bijmanganj police station
area here.
Police said the massive explosion took place in Zubair
fire works unit this afternoon while crackers were being made.

Four people died on the spot, while another succumbed to
injuries on way to hospital, sources said.
The injured have been admitted to hospital where their
condition was stated to be serious.

Senior police officials rushed to the spot and further
investigations were on, police added.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 18:16
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