West Bengal: Four die in the explosion of the firecracker factory in Naihati; many wounded

KOLKATA: At least three people died and many others were injured in an explosion that caused a fire at a firecracker factory in Mamudpur, in the North 24 Parganas district of.

The factory owner, Nur Hosen, is escaping and the police are looking for him. A year ago, an explosion occurred similarly in a cookie factory in the same area. The locals said that not only firecrackers, but also other explosives were stored in the factory.

At the time of the explosion, the factory was open and many workers worked there.