Five killed in TN fire cracker unit blast

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Chennai, Oct 9 (IANS) Five persons were killed and around 10 others injured in a blast in a fire cracker unit in Tamil Nadu’s Villupuram district on Sunday, said officials.

The persons were working in the fire cracket unit in a village in Villupuram, around 170 km from here, when the blast occurred.

The blast was so intense that the building came down, trapping and killing the five workers, said a Fire and Rescue Services official.

The injured have been sent to a nearby hospital.



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