2 Dead due to Huge Explosion during Nagar Kirtan


2 people killed and eleven injured due to firecracker explosion during nagar kirtan. The tragic incident occurred in Punjab’s Tarn Taran district. ANI is reporting a death toll of three.

2 dead in huge Blast during Nagar Kirtan

2 dead in huge Blast during Nagar Kirtan

Dhruv Dahiya, SSP of Tarn Taran was quoted saying, “Two people were killed and 11 injured in the explosion.”

During a nagar kirtan, which is a religious procession, near Pahu village, Tarn Taran, a firecracker sparks fell on a tractor trolley which was carrying more crackers. This led to a huge blast. Parts of the tractor trolley were ripped right off tractor.

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A video which was shot at the blast site shows the tractor with paper all over the road and a pool of blood near the remains of a victim which was covered with cloth.

Ashok Gehlot, chief minister of neighbouring Rajasthan, said he was deeply saddened by the deaths and offered his condolences to the bereaved families.

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