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 person was killed and three others suffered severe burns on Sunday after a blast in a small temporary firecracker unit at Pathar Pratima.
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.
Many Filipinos believe that noisy New Year`s celebrations drive away evil.
Day in Pics: 2nd September
Showbiz World - September 2, 2014
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