19 killed in fire in Tamil Nadu cracker factory
TAMIL NADU: In a tragic incident, at least 19 people died and several injured after an explosion took place in a firecracker factory in Virudhunagar district, Tamil Nadu. Officials said that the friction while mixing the chemicals may cause the accident. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and expressed his grief.
He tweeted as "Fire at a firecracker factory in Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu is saddening. In this hour of grief, my thoughts are with the bereaved families. I hope those injured recovers soon. Authorities are working on the ground to assist those affected."