Huge explosion in Maharashtra, India.
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A huge explosion rocked Palghar cracker factory located in Dahanu in Palghar district of Maharashtra on Thursday morning. The fire that ensued damaged houses in the area of about 10-12km. The explosion was so loud that it could be heard from 6km away.
A lot of firefighters are currently battling the huge fire. It is not yet known how many workers are currently trapped in the factory, but there are some unconfirmed reports claiming that all workers managed to escape the factory safely.
An investigation has been launched to determine the cause of the fire.
Update: There were 100 workers inside the factory when the explosion took place.Ten people were injured in the explosion.