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Fire at plywood factory in Lucknow: 1 killed

Posted on Oct 03, 06:09PM | UNI

A fire broke out at a plywood factory in the state capital today killing one person and injuring several others.

Police sources here said that a blast in the boiler resulted in the fire.

The manager of the factory Veer Bahadur was killed in the accident. More than 40 labourers were working there at the time of the incident.

The injured have been rushed to hospital.

The fire was brought controlled after several fire-tenders were rushed in from different parts of the state capital.

Police and fire-brigade officials are investigating the case.