Five killed In Fireworks Unit Blast In TN


Salem: Five persons have died due to a blast at a fireworks manufacturing unit at Taramangalam village in the district, police said.

The blast that had taken place on May 4 night, about 20 km from here, killed four persons, including an 18-year-old boy and left two seriously injured. Two injured women were admitted to hospital and one of them died today, police said.

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The workers had been making crackers when the explosion occurred, triggering a fire in the unit. The factory owner, who had been absconding after the explosion occurred, was arrested, police said.