Wed, May 11, 2016, 08:05 AM
Several persons were injured in a fire accident on the closing ceremony of Modakondamma jatara at Paderu in Visakhapatnam district. Bursting of firecrackers was organised as part of jatara. The fire mishap took place after splinters fell on stockpiles of firecrackers which were kept ready for bursting. Injured were admitted to a government hospital. Major mishap was averted as devotees were far away from accident spot.