Published On: Thu, Sep 7th, 2017

Fire in Army ammunition depot near Bathinda

Chandigarh: A fire broke out at the Field Ammunition Depot (FAD) in Punjab’s Bhatinda town on Thursday.

Senior Army officers rushed to the spot

According to Army sources, the blaze was detected around 5 am in a shed with low grade ammunition. However, there was no loss of life.

Several fire tenders were pressed into service and the fire was finally controlled by 7 am, a district administration official said.

Senior Army officers rushed to the spot.

A probe is likely to be ordered and the damage caused by the fire would be assessed therein.

It may be mentioned here that Bathinda is about 240 km from here.


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