Several bodies are buried under the fragments settled on the bursts and damages caused due to explosion in firecracker factory Gurdaspur Punjab. About 50 labours are trapped under the debris. 18 people died and 14 are injured admitted at the Amritsar Hospital, Batala.
The Factory was illegal, that manufactured firecrackers but failed to take any action against the authorities of the factory , Gurdaspur Punjab. The CM of Punjab had announced 2 lakhs of compensations to the victims.
Source: News 18
- 4 Sep 2019