12 dead in explosion at Fireworks factory


West Midnapore: A terrible explosion at a firecracker factory in Pingla of West Midnapore rocked rocked an illegal fireworks factory. Twelve people were killed in the terrible explosision. The villagers have claimed that at least 15 people have been killed in the explosion. The incident occurred at around 11 pm on Wednesday night. Torn off body parts are spread in all places. At least seven people have been injured in the incident. The injured has been admitted to a local hospital. 30 workers were present inside the factory when the incident occurred. Many of them are not being found.

The villagers have alleged that bombs were being made in the factory in the name of firecrackers. The bombs used to be smuggled in various parts of the state. Police were informed regularly but to no avail.  Police have arrested Ranjan Maity, the owner of the house in which the explosion took place from a house in Jal chowk. But he had rented it to Ram Maity who used the run the illegal firecracker factory.