Fire, blast at arms depot in Maharashtra's Pulgaon kills at least 16

May 31, 2016 12:43 PM

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NEW DELHI A huge fire swept through one of India's biggest ammunition depots on Tuesday, triggering an explosion and killing at least 16 people trying to douse the flames, government officials said.

Firefighters battled through the night to bring flames that soared into the sky under control at the depot in Pulgaon, 600 km (373 miles) from the city of Mumbai.

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