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Andhra Pradesh fire cracker factory explosion kills three

At least three people were killed and over 15 were severely injured in an explosion inside a cracker manufacturing factory in Nellore town of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 31 Dec 2016 8:26 AM GMT

Andhra Pradesh fire cracker factory explosion, three killed
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Hyderabad: At least three people were killed and over 15 were severely injured in an explosion inside a cracker manufacturing factory in Nellore town of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday.

  • The incident occurred in the unit located at Porlukatta , on the outskirts of the town.
  • Injured were rushed to various hospitals.
  • The cause of the explosion was not known.
  • District superintendent of Police Vishal Gunni and District collector Revu Mutyala Raju rushed to the spot as soon as they were informed.
  • The investigation has been ordered by Home Minister N. Chinnarajappa.

It may be mentioned that, In 2016, there have been many explosion cases involving firecrackers.

October 29:

Four people were critically injured and over 150 stalls and 40 vehicles were gutted when a massive fire broke out at a firecracker market in Maharashtra.

October 26:

Five people lost their lives in an explosion at an illegal firecracker unit in Varanasi.

October 20:

Eight people were killed in a fire accident in Sivaksi in Tamil Nadu.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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