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Death toll climbs to 17 in fire at cracker factory in Ujjain

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 15:43

The death toll in the fire at a cracker factory in Badnagar town of Ujjain district has risen to 17 with two more persons, including a woman, succumbing to their injuries in a hospital at Indore, police said today.

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

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 17:18

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.

Tamil Nadu cracker factory explosion kills nine people

Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 16:51

At least nine people died and up to five suffered burns on Friday after a fire broke out at a cracker factory in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu.

Fire cracker sales dip in metros

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 14:05

Sales of fire crackers in the country`s metros have declined by around 25 percent this season due to a campaign launched by over 150 schools, a survey said on Thursday.

Three killed in explosion in firecracker unit

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 22:20

Three persons were killed and 11 injured in an explosion at an unlicensed firecracker unit in Chengam at Tiruvannamalai district on Friday, Fire and Rescue sources said here.

Blast at firecracker workshop kills three Chinese

Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 20:28

An explosion at an unlicensed firecracker workshop in central China killed three people and left three others injured on Sunday, officials said.

Three dead in Sivakasi fireworks factory fire

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 22:00

Three persons were charred to death and 13 seriously injured in a blaze that swept through a private fireworks factory after an accidental explosion at nearby Singampatti on Thursday.

Three killed in blast at Sivakasi firecracker unit

Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 13:39

Three people died and eight others were injured in a blast in a firecracker unit near Sivakasi in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu Sunday morning, police said.

Three killed in fire-cracker unit explosion in Andhra Pradesh

Last Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012, 21:49

Two women and a child were charred and four other labourers seriously injured when a consignment of fire-crackers to be used in New Year celebrations exploded at a manufacturing unit in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.

Three charred to death in fire cracker unit explosion in AP

Last Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012, 16:36

Two women and a child were charred to death and four others injured in an explosion in a fire-crackers manufacturing unit.

Blaze in Vadodara firecracker market; 2 hurt, 50 shops gutted

Last Updated: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 20:07

At least two persons were on Saturday injured and over 50 shops gutted in a fire that broke out in the city`s biggest firecracker market, officials said.

One dies, four injured in firecracker blast

Last Updated: Sunday, October 21, 2012, 20:05

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