Seven die, several injured in firecracker blaze in MP

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Madhya Pradesh: According to the information given by the police officer, in an incident that took place today in Madhya Pradesh where at least seven people lost their lives in a firecracker blaze and several people got injured in the same.

A short circuit in the shop in Ranipur area on Tuesday afternoon sparked the fire that gutted six other shops too.

While talking to the media, Deputy Inspector General of Police Hari Narayan Chharimishra went on to say: “It killed two persons instantly and severely injured five others who died later.”

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of the dead.

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