Massive fire at arms depot in Pulgaon leaves 19 people dead

A huge fire is seen at the ammunition depot in Pulgaon near Nagpur. At least 19 people died in the incident. The Army has instituted an inquiry into the matter.

FP Staff June 01, 2016 21:17:40 IST
Massive fire at arms depot in Pulgaon leaves 19 people dead
Massive fire at arms depot in Pulgaon leaves 19 people dead

A huge fire is seen at the ammunition depot in Pulgaon near Nagpur. At least 19 people died in the incident. AP

Massive fire at arms depot in Pulgaon leaves 19 people dead

A person injured in the fire is brought in for treatment at a hospital in Wardha. Hundreds of villagers had to be evacuated after the fire broke out before dawn. AP

Massive fire at arms depot in Pulgaon leaves 19 people dead

Anxious people and relatives wait as people injured in a fire at Pulgaon ammunitions depot are brought in for treatment at a hospital in Wardha. The Army has instituted an inquiry into the incident. AP

Massive fire at arms depot in Pulgaon leaves 19 people dead

Injured people are seen undergoing treatment at a hospital. The high-security facility in Pulgaon stores bombs, grenades and other ordnance. AFP

Massive fire at arms depot in Pulgaon leaves 19 people dead

Villagers walk past houses struck by debris following the fire at the ammunition depot. AFP

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