Sunday, 17 October, 2021
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3 Killed, 2 injured in blast at Bengaluru firecracker godown

Bengaluru: Three people were killed and two others were seriously injured in a blast at a firecracker storage facility in Bengaluru, India .

The incident happened in Bengaluru's New Tharagupet area earlier in the day. DCP (South) Harish Pandey said the incident happened around 11:30 am.

"The major impact is from cracker only. Some 80 odd boxes were stored here, we need to check how many exploded," he told reporters.


The fire is now under control.