DASKA - As many as three shops were gutted after a heavy explosion in fireworks shop near Purani Sabzi Mandi here early on Wednesday morning.

Reportedly, explosion in the said fireworks shop also exploded the SNGPL pipes, damaging nearby shops. The shopkeepers have to bear financial loss of millions of rupees. The police are still unable to know the cause behind the explosion. The police cordoned off the area and started investigation.