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22 killed in Madhya Pradesh firecracker factory fire

MP firecracker factory explosion Photograph: (Twitter)

ANI Madhya Pradesh, India Jun 07, 2017, 02.31 PM (IST)

22 people have been killed after a massive fire broke out in a firecracker factory in Madhya Pradesh's Balaghat district today.



Expressing his condolences over the tragic incident, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the next kin of the deceased killed in the incident.

Moreover, the government has also promised to bear all the expenses of the treatment of the injured.

Further details are awaited. 


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