Six die mostly women in firecracker factory in HP

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Shimla,Feb 22 
Six persons died mostly women and 13 injured in a firecracker factory blast this morning in Bathri area of Haroli Tehsil in Una district of Himachal Pradesh, confirmed a State government official.
SDMA spokesperson Sudesh Mokta informed in a press release today that a incident of fire took place at Industrial Area Bathri Tehsil Haroli Distt. Una. The fire broke out due to the explosion in the firecracker factory in the industrial area at 1015 hrs on Tuesday.
He said that six persons died and about 13
persons were seriously injured, who have been taken to the nearby Sian Hospital Bathri.
Police and fire personnel including SP Una Arjun Sen Thakur arrived on the spot and started the rescue operation.
DSP Haroli Anil Mehta said that from the spot  charade bodies of six women have been recovered, three of them were identified local and rests three couldn’t identified so far. Victim also includes two women from Punjab.
Two seriously injured were rushed to PGI Chandigarh and the rest were hospitalisd at Regional Hospital Una. At the time of misshap around 19 to 20 Employees were in the unit.
Police and fire personnel including SP Una Arjun Sen Thakur arrived on the spot and started the rescue operation.

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