Blast In Diamond Harbour Cracker Unit, 1 Killed


Diamond Harbour: An explosion tore through a fire cracker manufacturing unit in West Bengal’s Diamond Harbour on Wednesday killing a man named Abhinandan Haldar. Police and fire-brigade rushed to the spot and are fighting the flames. Although no casualty has been reported so far, several people are still trapped inside the building, said eye witnesses.

The cracker factory located at Hajipur Haldar Para in Diamond Harbour is manufacturing crackers illegally, alleged some of he local people.

Panic spread among the local people as fire from the building spread to nearby houses. Fire-brigade is trying hard to contain the flames, said officials. The reason which caused the blast is not yet known. Bomb disposal squad is also dispatched to the spot, said authorities.