AT LEAST ELEVEN WORKERS DEAD AND THIRTY-FOUR INJURED IN AN EXPLOSIONS AT A PRIVATE FIREWORKS FACTORY IN SOUTHERN INDIA
Written by miebaka ikiriko on February 13, 2021
Several explosions at a private fireworks factory in Southern India have killed at least eleven workers and injured thirty-four others.
A Police officer, Raj Narayeman said those injured in the blasts at the factory in Tamil Nadu State’s Virudhunagar District were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Ten fire engineers were called to fight the fire which destroyed four sheds in the factory.
Reports say, the explosions occurred while chemicals were being mixed by the workers to make fireworks.
Fire works manufacturing is a big business in India, where it often set off at festivals and weddings.