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Blast in firecracker factory in Assam’s Nalbari, 1 worker dead

First Published: 16th October, 2023 16:31 IST

The dead worker has been identified as Shivam from Rangiya. Property worth lakhs of rupees was destroyed in the fire.

With just days to go for Durga Puja and Diwali celebrations, an explosion at a firecracker factory in Assam’s Nalbari district on Monday resulted in a massive fire killing one young worker.

The incident took place at around 8.30 am.

The dead worker has been identified as Shivam from Rangiya. Property worth lakhs of rupees was destroyed in the fire.

Upon receiving information about the fire, fire tenders rushed to the spot and doused the fire.

District police has now initiated a probe to ascertain the cause of the blast.

Further investigation is underway.

Earlier, on Friday night, a massive fire broke out in Boko district at Bondapara village. Atleast, two business establishments were gutted in the fire.

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