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11 Dead, 36 Injured In Explosion At Fire Cracker Factory In Tamil Nadu


Virudhunagar blast: The explosion passed off at round 1.30 pm at the moment, police mentioned.

Highlights

  • The explosion passed off at round 1.30 pm at the moment
  • 10 fire-fighting items had been rushed to the spot to douse the hearth
  • “Friction throughout mixing of chemical substances” probably the reason for fireplace

Chennai:

Not less than eleven individuals have died and 36 injured in an explosion at a firecracker manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar district, round 500 kilometres from Chennai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the blast.

“Fireplace at a firecracker manufacturing facility in Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu is saddening. On this hour of grief, my ideas are with the bereaved households. I hope these injured get better quickly. Authorities are engaged on the bottom to help these affected,” he tweeted.

 
The explosion passed off at round 1.30 pm at the moment.

An officer from the native fireplace division advised NDTV: “Friction throughout mixing of chemical substances seems to have precipitated the explosion”.

Ten fire-fighting items from varied places had been rushed to the spot to douse the hearth, information company PTI reported.

Chief Minister E Palaniswami has introduced a compensation of Rs 3 lakh for the households of those that died within the blast and Rs 1 lakh for the severely injured.

The Centre has introduced Rs 2 lakh for the households of the victims and Rs 50,000 for these injured.

“An ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh every has been permitted from PMNRF for the following of kin of those that have misplaced their lives as a result of a fireplace in Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu. Rs. 50,000 can be given to these critically injured,” a tweet from the PMO account learn.

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