Chennai Edited By: C KrishnasaiUpdated: Oct 17, 2023, 09:32 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin condoled the deaths and announced a compensation of 300,000 rupees ($3,600 approx.) for the households of the victims. Photograph:(ANI)
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The first fire accident took attach at a firecracker factory in Sivakasi, in which seven folk misplaced their lives. The 2d accident came about in Kammapatti village at a firework unit which left nine unnecessary
On the least 16 folk occupy been killed after two explosions came about at two varied locations within the Virudhunagar district of southern India suppose of Tamil Nadu.
The first fire accident took attach at a firecracker factory in Sivakasi, in which seven folk misplaced their lives. The 2d accident came about at a firework unit in Kammapatti village which left nine unnecessary.
“Seven charred our bodies occupy been recovered from the sudden blast on the fireworks unit in Sivakasi and their identities are yet to be established,” a senior police legit suggested PTI.
VIDEO | Quite loads of killed in blasts at two separate fireworks objects at Sivakasi in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu. More microscopic print are awaited. pic.twitter.com/GEvLmapj3B
— Press Belief of India (@PTI_News) October 17, 2023
The police demand the casualties to rush up as extra fire officers are being pressed into provider to douse the flames.
It’s a ways for the time being unknown what prompted the fire incident at each and each the factories.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin condoled the deaths and announced a compensation of Rs 300,000 ($3,600 approx.) for the households of the victims.
Sivakasi is believed to be to be a hub of firecrackers manufacturers in India. Roughly 70 per cent of the firecrackers and suits produced in India are from this case. The hot and dry native climate of the metropolis is conducive to the firecracker and matchbox-making industries.
Nonetheless, the metropolis has also been inclined to many fire accidents at factories. Lack of supervision and safety measures within the objects are opinion to be to be the main reason of fires and explosions.
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