Gurdaspur: Death toll in fire at Batala fire-crackers factory rises to 23

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Sep 04, 2019, 06:17 PM(IST)

The fire accident took place at a fire-crackers factory in Batala area of Punjab. Photograph:( ANI )

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The incident took place at a fire-crackers factory in Batala area of Punjab.

Death toll in fire accident at Batala fire-crackers factory rose to 23. 20 others sustained injuries. 

Rescue operations are underway. 

The incident took place on Wednesday in Batala area of Punjab.

Gurdaspur Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Deepak Bhatia confirmed the death toll. 

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