BY A STAFF REPORTER: In a significant move, Madhya Pradesh's Narmadapura Divisional Commissioner informed that the rescue operation for the Harda tragedy concluded on 7th February, Wednesday.
Moreover, the tragedy resulted in the death of 11 people while 184 were rescued. The commissioner also revealed that the two licenses have been suspended. Furthermore, the quantity of explosives will be confirmed through a thorough investigation. Earlier today, MP Police nabbed three people in the case including two managers namely Somesh Agarwal, and Rajesh Agarwal along with manager Rafiq Khan.
According to the reports, 11 people lost their lives while 200 were severely injured in a tragic explosion at Harda Firecracker Factory in Madhya Pradesh. Personnel of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) were deployed to conduct rescue operations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced ex-gratia of Rs. Two lakhs for the next of the kin of deceased and rs. 50,000 for the injured from the PMNRF.
Harda firecracker factory fire | MP's Narmadapura Divisional Commissioner says, "The rescue operation has concluded. 11 people died, 184 people were rescued in nthe incident. Two licenses issued earlier stand suspended. The amount of explosives present at the site can be… pic.twitter.com/bmuuqiXRm8— ANI (@ANI) February 7, 2024