Wardha: Three killed, several injured in explosion in Pulgaon Army Depot


Wardha : At least three people were killed and several others were injured in an explosion in Pulgaon Army Depot of Maharashtra’s Wardha on Tuesday morning. AThe incident happened in a military firing range area of Wardha.

A defence official confirmed the death toll. “Three killed in explosion near ordnance depot in Maharashtra’s Wardha district.”

He added that explosion took place while disposing old explosives. “The incident took place around 7 am while ammunition was being unloaded.”

The deceased included an ammunition factory employee and two labourers.

In 2016, a blast at the ammunition depot at Pulgaon had claimed 16 lives.

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