Five dead, nine injured in explosion at firecracker unit in AP

At least five workers, mostly women, were killed and nine others injured in an explosion and subsequent blaze at a firecracker manufacturing unit in a village of Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district on Sunday, police said.

2 killed, 1 injured in fire at house storing crackers in Telangana

Two persons were charred to death and another one suffered injuries when fire broke out at a house that illegally stored firecrackers in Telangana's Nalgonda district, police said on Wednesday.

Firecrackers named after PM Modi rule Bihar market

Modi rocket, Modi chakri, Modi bomb, Modi phuljhari (sparklers) - firecrackers named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi are selling like hot cakes in Bihar ahead of Diwali as their demand is more than the ones named after former chief ministers Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar.

Andhra Pradesh firecrackers unit blast: Death toll climbs to 17
Andhra Pradesh firecrackers unit blast: Death toll climbs to 17

The death toll in fire at a cracker factory in Andhra Pradesh rose to 17, after six more persons succumbed to burns at a hospital in Kakinada town on Tuesday.

Two killed, 3 injured as fire breaks out in cracker factory in WB

 Two persons including a eight-year-old girl was killed and three others injured when fire broke out in a firecracker factory in South 24 Parganas district tonight, police said.

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.