Maha: Three killed in fire after blast at cracker factory in Solapur

06:11 PM Jan 01, 2023 | PTI |

Mumbai: At least three persons were killed and as many others injured in a major fire that broke out after a blast at a firecracker factory in Maharashtra’s Solapur district on Sunday, police said.


The blaze erupted at the unit located at Shirala in Barshi taluka around 3 pm, an official said. ”There was a blast inside the firecracker manufacturing unit, which led to the fire,” he said.

”After being alerted, the fire brigade and police personnel rushed to the spot and started a rescue operation,” he said. Barshi is located around 400 km from Mumbai.


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