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Blast at illegal firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala points to need for stricter implementation of SC-imposed ban, safety regulations
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Blast at illegal firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala points to need for stricter implementation of SC-imposed ban, safety regulations

India has seen a steady rise in accidents and fires taking place in the illegal firecracker industry in the country. Just yesterday, 23 people were killed in a firecracker factory blast in Punjab's Batala.

Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives in Punjab firecracker factory explosion, calls incident ‘heart-wrenching’
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Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives in Punjab firecracker factory explosion, calls incident ‘heart-wrenching’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over the demise of 23 people in a blast that occurred at a firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala city

Toll rises to 23 after blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala, with several injured; many still feared to be trapped under debris
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Toll rises to 23 after blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala, with several injured; many still feared to be trapped under debris

Twenty-three people were killed and 27 injured in a blast at a firecracker factory located in a residential area in Punjab's Batala on Wednesday, officials said.

18 killed in blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala; rescue operation underway, many feared trapped under debris
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18 killed in blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala; rescue operation underway, many feared trapped under debris

The blast took place around 4 pm at the factory located in a residential area, Inspector General (Border Range) SPS Parmar said. Batala senior medical officer Sanjiv Bhalla said a total 18 people have died in the blast.

Day after blast at Badaun firecracker factory kills eight, authorities seal three godowns for flouting regulations
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Day after blast at Badaun firecracker factory kills eight, authorities seal three godowns for flouting regulations

The ATS team, which reached Badaun to probe into the case, said prima facie it appears that laxity on the part of those present in the factory led to the explosion.

Explosion at firecracker factory in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun leaves eight people dead, three seriously injured
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Explosion at firecracker factory in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun leaves eight people dead, three seriously injured

Badaun Senior Superintendent of Police Ashok Kumar said that the incident happened around 4.00 pm in a licensed firecracker factory in Rasulpur village under Civil Lines police station.

1 killed, 12 injured in explosion at firecracker factory in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district; cause yet to be ascertained
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1 killed, 12 injured in explosion at firecracker factory in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district; cause yet to be ascertained

An official of South 24 Parganas' Sonarpur Police Station said that the factory owner had been held and was being questioned.

Five people killed, seven injured in blast at illegal firecracker factory in Bihar, police begin probe
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Five people killed, seven injured in blast at illegal firecracker factory in Bihar, police begin probe

At least five people were killed and seven seriously injured in an explosion in an illegal firecracker factory in Bihar's Nalanda district, police said.

Fire at factory in Delhi’s Bawana: 17 killed, two injured; Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs 5 lakh compensation
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Fire at factory in Delhi’s Bawana: 17 killed, two injured; Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs 5 lakh compensation

Seventeen people were killed and two injured in a massive blaze at a firecracker storage unit in outer Delhi's Bawana industrial area.

Fire at factory in Delhi's Bawana: 17 feared dead; Arvind Kejriwal 'keeping close watch' on rescue operations
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Fire at factory in Delhi's Bawana: 17 feared dead; Arvind Kejriwal 'keeping close watch' on rescue operations

At least nine people have died after a fire broke out on Saturday at a plastic godown in Delhi's Bawana industrial area.

Bengal: Eleven killed, seven injured in an explosion at firecracker factory
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Bengal: Eleven killed, seven injured in an explosion at firecracker factory

At least 11 people were killed and seven injured in an explosion at a firecracker factory in West Bengal, police said on Thursday.

Images: 50 killed as firecracker factory catches fire in Sivakasi
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Images: 50 killed as firecracker factory catches fire in Sivakasi

At least 52 persons were burnt to death and 50 injured when a fire broke out in a firecracker factory in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. Here are the images.