Tamil Nadu Fire: 8 Dead, Several Injured In Explosion At Firecracker Factory Virudhunagar; Visuals Surface

Tamil Nadu Fire: 8 Dead, Several Injured In Explosion At Firecracker Factory Virudhunagar; Visuals Surface

Local residents said that the magnitude of the blast was big enough to destroy four buildings near the cracker factory were destroyed in the blast

Ruddhi PhadkeUpdated: Saturday, February 17, 2024, 03:09 PM IST
article-image
Tamil Nadu Fire: 8 Dead, Several Injured In Explosion At Firecracker Factory Virudhunagar; Visuals Surface | ANI

Virudhunagar: A total of eight people have died and several others were reportedly injured on Saturday in an explosion at a firecracker factory in Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar district.

Local residents said that the magnitude of the blast was big enough to destroy four buildings near the cracker factory were destroyed in the blast.

The factory, which was destroyed in the blast, was owned by a person named Vijay and was located in the Vembakottai area of the city. Soon after the incident occurred, police and fire department teams swung into action. After the incident, police and a team from the fire department rushed to the spot and admitted the injured to a local hospital.

This is breaking news. Further details awaited.

RECENT STORIES

Lok Sabha Election 2024: Before Naxals, Congress Should Be Wiped Out, Says Chattisgarh CM Visnu Deo...

Lok Sabha Election 2024: Before Naxals, Congress Should Be Wiped Out, Says Chattisgarh CM Visnu Deo...

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Congress Party Has Done Scams From Hell To Sky,' Says JP Nadda

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Congress Party Has Done Scams From Hell To Sky,' Says JP Nadda

'India Proud Of All Padma Shri Recipients': PM Modi Lauds Awardees For Achievements In Diverse...

'India Proud Of All Padma Shri Recipients': PM Modi Lauds Awardees For Achievements In Diverse...

HIPSA To Launch An Annual 'Chalo India Marathon'

HIPSA To Launch An Annual 'Chalo India Marathon'

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: BJP Government If Formed, Will Wipe Out Naxalites,' Says Home Minister...

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: BJP Government If Formed, Will Wipe Out Naxalites,' Says Home Minister...