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Two killed in Kathua chemical factory blast

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By: Shayib Bhat VOV


Two people including a local contractor were killed while another person was hospitalized with critical injuries after a mysterious blast in chemical factory in Kathua, police and reports said on Wednesday.

Giving details of the incident SSP Kathua Romesh Kotwal said that it was not clear yet how and why there was a blast inside a factory. Police said that the injured person was shifted to GMC Kathua for the treatment. According to the KNO news agency quoting SSP Kathua about this incident in the chemical factory it said, “We are also searching the place to find whether anyone else is caught inside the factory. Fire tenders have arrived the spot and are dousing the flames”.

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