In Northern India the explosion occurred in a fireworks factory

© Flickr / meg and rahulСкорая help India. Archival photoIn Northern India the explosion occurred in a fireworks factory© Flickr / meg and rahul

At least seven people were killed and three were injured in the explosion, which occurred Friday evening at a fireworks factory in Uttar Pradesh in Northern India, according to local police.

«The explosion occurred in a room that was used for storage of fireworks, around 16.30 (14.00 GMT). Currently underway rescue work», — said journalists the representative of police of the city of Budaun Ashok Kumar, was quoted by the newspaper Hindustan Times.

According to him, to date, identified the bodies of all seven victims. Three victims were taken to hospitals, they were given necessary help. What exactly was the cause of the explosion is still unknown.

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