A massive blaze engulfed an illegal fireworks facility in Madhya Pradesh’s Harda district on Tuesday, 06 February 2024, igniting chaos and concern. The incident, unfolding in Bairagarh village, left numerous individuals injured, with the grim possibility of fatalities looming. Responding swiftly, police and fire brigade units descended upon the scene, battling the inferno and racing against time to rescue trapped workers.
Initial reports reveal a harrowing series of 11 to 15 explosions within the facility located on Magardha Road. With more than 30 workers reportedly on-site during the calamity, ambulances rushed the injured to a nearby hospital for urgent medical attention. However, the exact toll of casualties and the root cause of the tragic blast remain shrouded in uncertainty, leaving the district residents on edge and authorities scrambling for answers.