Four people were killed and four others were critically injured in a blast in a plastics factory in West Bengal’s Malda district on Thursday.
The incident took place in the Sujapur area around 11 am, a senior police officer informed.
“Four factory workers were killed and four others critically injured in the explosion that ripped the establishment apart,” he mentioned.
A huge police contingent has been sent to the blast spot to bring the situation under control. Fire tenders are trying to douse the blaze and rescue survivors from beneath the debris. The officer added that an investigation was underway.