Harda Firecracker Factory Blast: 11 Killed, Over 170 Injured; PM Modi Expresses Grief

  • 3 months ago
Two people have been arrested in the Harda explosion case. The blast in the firecrackers factory in Harda, Madhya Pradesh claimed 11 lives and injured over 170 people. The owners of the factory have been arrested, reported PTI. The two owners identified as Rajesh Agrawal and Somesh Agrawal have been booked for culpable homicide not amounting to murder, among other charges, after an FIR was filed against them on February 6, reported PTI. Another individual identified as Rafiq Khan was detained in the Bairagarh locality on Magardha Road, nearly 150km from Bhopal, reported PTI. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief and announced an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of the kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 to the injured. Watch the video to know more.