HW English
National

Three killed in explosion near ordnance depot in Maharashtra’s Wardha

Wardha

Wardha | Three people were killed in an explosion near an ordnance depot in Maharashtra’s Wardha district on Tuesday morning, a Defence official said.

The explosion took place around 7 am while ammunition was being unloaded, he said. The deceased included an ammunition factory employee and two labourers, the official said.

The demolition ground at the Central Ammunition Depot at Pulgaon in the district was given to Ammunition Factory, Khamaria, for demolition activities, he said. Further details were being ascertained, the official said. In 2016, 16 people were killed in a blast at the ammunition depot at Pulgaon.

Related posts

Ailing 111-year old Siddaganga Mutt senior seer shifted to Chennai for medical treatment

PTI

Odisha Police planning to send team to Bengal to verify religous conversion claim

PTI

12 dead in NorthEast flood; situation worsens in Assam, Manipur

PTI