Nalanda, Mar 23: The death toll in the early morning blast at an illegal firecracker factory in Nalanda district of Bihar rose to five on Friday. Twenty-five injured people have been rushed to the hospital for treatment. A team of police and fire tenders are on the spot, trying to bring the situation under control.Also Read - Massive Fire Breaks Out At Forest Near Jammu's Nagrota Area

The factory, where the blast has been reported from, is located in Jalalpur area of the district. The exact cause of the blast has not been ascertained yet. Also Read - Fire Breaks Out in Forest Area Near Majnu Ka Tila in Delhi. See PHOTOS

Eight member team of Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) are on the accident site in Nalanda to investigate the matter. Also Read - 3 Dead, Over 10 Injured as Truck Runs Over Migrant Labourers in Haryana's Jhajjar

Meanwhile, an investigation is underway in the matter.