20.2 C
Imphal
Sunday, September 25, 2022
No menu items!

Bhagalpur explosion leaves 14 dead in Bihar, PM shocked

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his deep shock and talked to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to seek details of the incident and express his sympathy for those lost their lives.

Must Read

Patna: In a tragic incident, 14 people were killed and several others sustained injuries in a powerful explosion in a three storey building at Kajwalichak under Tatarpur police station area in Bhagalpur district of Bihar on Thursday night while officer-in-charge of Tatarpur police station was suspended with immediate effect in this connection.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his deep shock and talked to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to seek details of the incident and express his sympathy for those lost their lives.

- Advertisement -

He himself informed in his tweet about talks with Chief Minister Kumar and said that relief and rescue operation was launched by administration providing all possible assistance to affected people. Chief Minister Kumar ordered a thorough inquiry into the incident. He called Chief Secretary and DGP who briefed him about the incident.

Kumar also expressed his shock over the incident and ordered for arranging proper treatment of injured. He asked authorities to go in deep to ascertain how such ghastly incident took place.

DIG of Bhagalpur range Sujeet Kumar said that a total of 14 people had lost their lives and several others were injured when powerful explosion reduced the three storey building to debris. Injured were admitted to Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital where condition of some of them was stated to be critical, he added.

Some adjoining buildings were also badly damaged in the incident, he informed. DIG said that case was being investigated. As per first hand information, illegal activities of firecrackers manufacturing were going on in building which collapsed after the explosion.

Officer-in- charge of Tatarpur police station had been suspended for dereliction of duty, he stated. ” A team of Forensic Science Laboratory has collected samples from the spot for forensic testings”, Kumar said adding that those found guilty in the incident would be nabbed and legal action would be taken against them. 

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Arunachal CM, two MLAs from Tawang adopts TB patients

Itanagar: Under the Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan, all three MLAs of Tawang district, including Chief Minister Pema...
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -