Two Officers, 15 Jawans Killed In Army Depot Inferno

At least 20 people were killed, including two Army officials, and several injured after a fire broke out at the Central Ammunition Depot in Pulgaon, Wardha district in Maharashtra. Seventeen Defence Security Corp (DSC) jawans were injured in the blaze, some of them critically, an Army officer said. The area has been cordoned off and nobody is being allowed to enter the premises. Sources said residents of nearby villages have been evacuated and Army helicopters pressed into service to help in the evacuation of the injured security personnel. – See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/live-central-ammuntion-depot-pulgaon-wardha-maharashtra-2826707/#sthash.ZDXjbNu4.dpuf

At least 20 people were killed, including two Army officials, and several injured after a fire broke out at the Central Ammunition Depot in Pulgaon, Wardha district in Maharashtra. Seventeen Defence Security Corp (DSC) jawans were injured in the blaze, some of them critically, an Army officer said. The area has been cordoned off and nobody is being allowed to enter the premises. Sources said residents of nearby villages have been evacuated and Army helicopters pressed into service to help in the evacuation of the injured security personnel. - See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/live-central-ammuntion-depot-pulgaon-wardha-maharashtra-2826707/#sthash.ZDXjbNu4.dpuf