Fire at firecracker factory in Virudhnagar; 11 casualties reported; PM Modi expresses concerns

A massive fire at a firecracker factory was reported in Virudhnagar, district of Tamil Nadu that has lead to 11 casualties. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his grief via a tweet.
Times Now’s correspondent Shilpa brings in the details from the ground.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his grief and announced ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh for the kin of the deceased and Rs. 50,000 for the seriously injured, via tweet. He also assured that authorities are working ok the ground to assist those who are affected by the tragedy. Watch the video to know more about the fire at Virudhnagar’s firecracker factory.