At least 12 workers, 11 of them women, were charred to death and six others injured when a blast Monday rocked a firecrackers unit in Andhra Pradesh, police said.
With two more persons succumbing to their injuries in the hospital, the toll in the explosion at a cracker manufacturing unit near here has gone up to five even as three persons were arrested in the case, police said today.
Five persons were charred to death and seven suffered serious burns when a cracker manufacturing unit caught fire and exploded.
Three persons were killed and one injured when a cracker unit went up in flames at Malur in the district on Sunday, police said.
Two persons were killed and one injured in an explosion on Monday at a cracker manufacturing unit in Chibbramau area, police said.
Six persons, including 2 children, were killed and two others injured in an explosion in a firecracker shop in Shahjahanpur district here.
Eight persons were killed and several others injured, some seriously, when an
explosion ripped through a fire cracker unit.
Actor Hrithik Roshan has decided to celebrate this Diwali with family out of Mumbai to avoid cracker pollution.
Nearly 30 feared dead and several injured in a cracker shop fire accident on Friday night in Palipattu village in Thiruvallur district.
In an unpleasant development, a busy cracker market here on Friday caught fire claiming the lives of at least four people.
Day in Pics: 28th February
Showbiz World - February 28, 2015
Lingerie Fashion Night