On September 4, the fire cracker factory exploded severely that almost damaged the nearby buildings and vehicles. The three storey building situated in Batala town in Gurdaspur District, Punjab experienced blast which killed 23 people and 27 injured, according to the latest news. According to the police, the death toll may rise further. There is still no clue about the exact reason for this blast and Punjab Government has ordered for the inquiry. The NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) and SDRF (State Disaster Response Force) have been deployed for this incident.