Six killed in explosion in fireworks factory in TN

Virudhunagar (TN), Feb 12 (PTI) At least six workers of a private fireworks factory near Sattur in this district were killed in an explosion at the unit on Friday, police said.

The incident happened while some chemicals were being mixed to produce fireworks, police said.

Ten fire fighting units from various locations have been rushed to the spot to douse the fire in the factory at Acchankulam village.

Initial reports quoting fire service personnel said about 10 people were injured in the explosion. PTI SSN SA ADMINISTRATOR SSN SA ADMINISTRATOR