Two killed in explosion in cracker factory

Two persons were killed in an explosion in a cracker factory in West Midnapore district.

Updated: Sep 12, 2013, 10:53 AM IST

Midnapore(WB): Two persons were killed in an explosion in a cracker factory in West Midnapore district on Thursday.

An explosion took place at the cracker factory in Thakurda Gurtala on Thursday morning, Additional Superintendent of Police, Kharagpur, B Chandrasekhar said.

Two persons died in the explosion and many are injured, the ASP said.

Fire tenders have rushed to the spot to extinguish the fire, the ASP added.

PTI