License holder, MD held for explosion at firecracker unit in Tamil Nadu

The licence holder and managing director of a private fireworks unit at nearby Olukacheri where a cracker explosion killed nine persons have been arrested and remanded to judicial custody, police said.

One dies, four injured in firecracker blast

One person was killed and three others suffered severe burns on Sunday after a blast in a small temporary firecracker unit at Pathar Pratima.

4 killed, 40 trapped in firecracker factory blast

At least four women were burnt alive while another 40 were trapped as a fire broke out in a fire cracker factory in a village here.

Philippine holiday firecracker injuries total 546

Many Filipinos believe that noisy New Year`s celebrations drive away evil.