Three persons were charred to death and 13 seriously injured in a blaze that swept through a private fireworks factory in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu after an accidental explosion. Police said the fire also resulted in a series of explosions in the unit. Fire service personnel rushed to the spot and rescued the injured after battling the flames and explosions, which kept them at bay for more than half an hour. The injured have been admitted to the Sivakasi government hospital. Police said an enquiry ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Three dead in Sivakasi fireworks factory fire - Zee News, 1 week ago
Three charred to death in fireworks factory fire - Press Trust of India, 1 week ago
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Three persons were killed and 21 others were injured in an explosioni at a cracker unit at at Chithanayakanpatti near here on Wednesday. The accident happened when workers were involved in the process of filling chemicals for crackers at a room in ...New Indian Express, 1 week ago Three dead in blast at unit near Sivakasi Times of India, 1 week ago Cracker unit blast kills 5 near Sivakasi New Indian Express, 3 weeks ago 3 days on, another cracker unit blast claims five lives New Indian Express, 3 weeks ago
Two persons were killed and six injured in an explosion at a private fireworks factory at Singampatti near here on Wednesday.The injured included a one-and-a-half-year-old child who had...The Hindu, 1 week ago 2 killed in explosion at Sivakasi fireworks unit Business Line, 1 week ago Tamil Nadu: Explosion at fireworks factory leaves two dead, six injured Jagran Post, 1 week ago Two killed, five injured in explosion at fireworks factory DDI News, 1 week ago
The state government officials stumbled upon seven child labourers during a raid at the units on Monday and cancelled their licences. "Durga Colour Matches at Gurumurthinayakanpatti was found to have employed two children while Thamaraikannan Fireworks at ...Times of India, 3 days ago
The death of an 11-year-old boy, who was injured in an explosion at Meenakshi Fireworks at Chithanayakanpatti near Sivakasi on Wednesday, has not only raised the toll in the tragedy to four but also turned the spotlight back on the use of child ...New Indian Express, 6 days ago 3 killed in fireworks unit blast near Sivakasi The Hindu, 1 week ago
Three, including a woman, were killed instantly, and 19 others, including a toddler, sustained injuries in an explosion that occurred in Meenakshi Fireworks in Kichanayakkanpatti near Sivakasi on Wednesday.Times of India, 1 week ago Explosives seized from a house at Vaiyampatti The Hindu, 2 months ago
On April 28 a blast near Sivakasi in a factory owned by S S Vijayakumar, president of the Tamil Nadu Fireworks and Amorces Manufacturers Association, killed at least five workers and injured seven.The blast occurred while 12 contract workers were ...HazardEx, 2 weeks ago Officials seal cracker unit amid crackdown New Indian Express, 3 weeks ago Toll goes up to 6 in Sivakasi factory explosion NDTV, 3 weeks ago Sivakasi fire toll rises to six Zee News, 3 weeks ago
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With one more person succumbing to injuries at the government hospital in Sivakasi on Thursday, the toll in the explosion at a cracker manufacturing unit has gone up to eight, police said.
The victims were mixing chemicals under a treeThe Hindu, 3 weeks ago Three Killed, Eight Injured in Explosion at Sivakasi Firecracker Unit International Business Times Canada, 3 weeks ago Four killed, eight injured in explosion near Sivakasi The Hindu, 3 weeks ago
The State government has said it is taking a number of steps on its own and in partnership with the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation to prevent accidents at firecracker manufacturing units in and around Sivakasi. Safety standards and ...New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago State gets cracking on erring cracker units in Sivakasi New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
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