Unlicensed firecracker factory did not observe safety rules
SEVEN girls, mostly adolescents, working in a firecracker factory in Beed district of Maharashtra were killed and six others injured when the explosives kept on the premises caught fire causing an explosion. Eyewitnesses said the impact was so severe that the workers were blown apart. Their body parts were strewn in a kilometre's radius. The remains were identified with the help of ornaments and clothes they had worn.
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Kanchan Gaikwad, 12
Bhagyashree Sonawne, 13
Pooja Ingole, 16
Rani Sattar, 16
Rajeshri Sonawne, 17
Rukhsar Rafique, 17
Reshma Sudhakar Ingole, 19
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