Fire kills eight in illegal firecracker factory in Jharkhand

ANI | Updated: Sep 25, 2017 09:15 IST

Kumardubi (Jharkhand) [India], September 25 (ANI): Eight people died and 25 others were injured after a major fire broke out at an illegal firecracker factory in Jharkhand's Kumardubi on Monday.

Five fire tenders immediately reached at the spot to douse the fire and to rescue people.

Police have also reached the spot and evacuated the nearby houses as a precautionary measure.

More details are awaited. (ANI)