PM condoles loss of lives in blast in Punjab firecracker factory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday described the blast at a firecracker factory in Punjab as heart-wrenching and hoped for the early recovery of those injured.

Anab Mehdi

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Published on 5 Sep 2019 4:33 AM GMT

PM condoles loss of lives in blast in Punjab firecracker factory
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday described the blast at a firecracker factory in Punjab as heart-wrenching and hoped for the early recovery of those injured.

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At least 23 people were killed and over 30 injured in a blast at a firecracker unit in Punjab's Batala on Wednesday.

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tragedy at a firecracker factory in Punjab is heart-wrenching. Deeply anguished due to it. My condolences to the families of those who lost their lives. I hope the injured recover at the earliest," the Prime Minister's Office tweeted quoting Modi.

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It said agencies are working on rescue operations at the site of the tragedy.

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