Fire in cracker godown, three killed and 15 others injured


No less than three people were killed and 15 others harmed when a firecracker godown burst into flames in Naya shahar area of the city on Friday.

Reasons behind the fire are not known yet and rescue operation is on, IG, Bikaner, Bipin Pandey said.

SP, Bikaner, Sawai Singh said three people have been killed in the occurrence and the toll is probably going to increase.

Four fire tenders have been pressed into service to control the fire.

Houses located nearby have been evacuated and the operation is going on, he included.