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Wardha: Pulgaon Army depot explosion claims 6, injures many

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In an explosion in Pulgaon Army Depot of Maharashtra’s Wardha region on Tuesday morning, at least six people were killed and several others were injured, according to a report in NDTV. The incident happened in a military firing range area of Wardha, According to news agency ANI. As per television reports, the explosion occurred while disposing of explosives. The blast happened while unloading 23 mm ammunition for disposal. An ordnance factory employee and two labourers were killed in the blast, the Army said.

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It is believed that the ammunition was being taken to an open ground at Pulgaon Army depot, 80 km from Nagpur, when the incident happened.

The Army said that an ammunition factory based in Khamaria, Madhya Pradesh, was given the site for disposal of the explosives.

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