18 killed in fire in crackers-making unit in Rajasthan

October 23rd, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI  

Bharatpur (Rajasthan), Oct 23 (ANI): At least 18 people were killed and several others injured when five to six houses collapsed after explosions in a cracker-making unit at Deegh in Bharatput district of Rajasthan, last night.
According to the police, the accident occurred at a residential area where firecrackers were being made illegally.
The injured are undergoing treatment at Deeg Hospital, police said
Rescue operations are on. (ANI)

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