14 injured in explosion at fire cracker factory in Chhatarpur

, 8:50 PM IST

New Delhi: An explosion in a fire cracker factory in Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh, injured 14 factory workers, police said on Wednesday.

The blast occurred on Tuesday night while the workers were filling explosive material in the fire crackers.

Of the 14 injured, two have received serious burn injuries and have been taken to Jhansi for treatment while others are receiving treatment at a district clinic, police said.

“A team of experts have arrived from Sagar and is investigating the blasts. A case will be registered after the investigation is completed,” Harpal area police station in-charge R.K. Mishra told sources on Wednesday.