17 killed so far due to illegal firecracker blast in Bengal, police action continues; 77000 KG fireworks seized


In the last 10 days in West Bengal, a total of 17 people have died in the state due to blasts in illegal firecracker factories. 12 people have died in Agra, 3 in Bajbuj and two in Malda. After these frequent incidents, the police administration has become more alert.

Police has seized more than 77 thousand kg of firecrackers till Tuesday by running a campaign in various areas of the state including Bajbuj, Maheshtala, Howrah and Belgharia. In this action police arrested more than 40 people.

Meanwhile, there is anger among a section of local residents over the police action. According to the residents, the police is running a campaign in a particular area. The local people are angry that even those who are not involved in the crackers business are being caught.

Meanwhile, earlier around 37,000 kg of sugar beet was recovered from that area. In total, the police have seized about 77 thousand 500 kg of illegal crackers. It may be noted that the police administration has been stirred up by the blasts one after the other.

Police action against illegal firecrackers in different areas of the state

Police campaign is going on at many places across the state to stop illegal firecrackers. Police has recovered about 100 kg illegal from Malpara village of Patial under Jagatballabhpur police station area of ​​Howrah.

On receiving information from secret sources, the police raided the spot and recovered the firecrackers. According to the local residents, raids should not be conducted at just one place, but other areas should also be raided.

Police recovered more than 2,000 kg of firecrackers from the house of a paan trader last night in Neelganj area of ​​Dattapukur police station area of ​​North 24 Parganas. After the incident of Egra and Bajbaj, district by district police campaign continues like this. Police is taking strict action to stop illegal firecrackers.

State secretariat issued strict instructions against illegal crackers

Illegal firecracker factories have exploded one after the other in Egra, Budge Budge, Malda. many people died. Still, illegal firecracker factories are flourishing. Strict guidelines have already been issued by Naban to stop illegal betting factories. Police took action accordingly. Raids are going on in the district.

Meanwhile, the police of Belgharia police station arrested 1 person with 300 kg of illegal firecrackers in Belgharia, North 24 Parganas. According to police sources, Belgharia police have seized 300 kg firecrackers from Vivekanand Nagar in Belgharia. A firecracker businessman has been arrested in the incident. His name is Tinku Mazumdar.

Police said that this arrest will continue in the coming days as well. In fact, a fierce fire broke out in a firecracker shop in Netaji Bazar under Malda’s Englishbazar municipality on Tuesday morning. Two laborers died in this incident. Two people are missing. All four are laborers.

where the fire started. There are markets. Many shops went together. Carbide and ammonia are also stored there. As this market is full of highly inflammable material, it is still not clear from where the incident took place.

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