Harda firecracker factory blast
There was a massive explosion on February 6 at 11:30 am in Bairagarh, Harda, Madhya Pradesh. The echo of the explosion was heard up to 40 kilometers away. So far 13 people have died in the horrific blast while many people are seriously injured. The injured are currently being treated in hospitals of Harda, Bhopal and Indore. After the explosion in the firecracker factory, both the managers of the factory, Aman and Ashish, fled from the spot and have been arrested by the police. The police is continuously interrogating the accused. During interrogation, many secrets are coming to light one by one, in which the matter of mixing a special chemical in firecrackers has also come to light.
Aman and Ashish, residents of Khipura, Harda, used to manage the business in Raju Aggarwal’s firecracker factory for the last 10 years. He was entrusted with the entire work of the company, looking after the workers and taking care of special chemicals. On the day of the incident, both the managers had gone to the factory but at the time of the incident, they disappeared from the factory as soon as they saw the opportunity.
5 arrested so far
Additional SP Rajeshwari Mahobia, while discussing with the media in the police control room today, said that three accused were arrested on 6th in the firecracker factory blast case. The Tamkhane brothers are being continuously interrogated. After interrogation, the names of two managers came to light. After the raid, the police have also arrested the accused managers Aman and Ashish.
15 days demand
Firecracker factory owner Somesh Aggarwal was produced in Harda District Court on Saturday. After presenting him, the court has sent him on remand till 15th February. Police are continuously making inquiries to gather information about the chemicals used to make firecrackers.
used special chemicals
During interrogation, the accused told that a special chemical was mixed in the gunpowder to create a loud banging sound in the firecrackers. Due to which the twine bomb made a loud noise when it exploded. There is a good demand for high-explosive twine bombs in the market. It is being told that only the owners and managers had information about special chemicals. Apart from this no one else had any information.
Rs 70.75 lakh relief amount
Till Saturday, Rs 70,75,000 has been distributed in the bank accounts of the families of the victims of the firecracker factory blast as relief amount. The district administration is continuously providing medical aid, shelter arrangements, food grains distribution and other necessary facilities to the affected families. If any affected person is dissatisfied with the survey work, he can contact the district administration on these numbers 9329330118 / 07577-223955.
Input- Aditya Singh / Harda.
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