The firecrackers were kept in the shed in connection with
'Pongala' festival at the temple. 'Vedi Vazhipadu (lighting of
firecrackers)' is one of the offerings of devotees at the
Thiruvananthapuram: Five persons were on Sunday
injured, two of them seriously, when some firecrackers kept at
a temporary shed near Vellayani Devi temple here accidentally
caught fire and exploded, police said.
First Published: Sunday, March 25, 2012, 22:04