At least 10 feared dead in fire at explosives factory in southern India


As many as 10 people are feared dead in a blaze at an explosives factory in southern India, with over a dozen reported injured. The factory building collapsed following the fire, which was reportedly preceded by an explosion.

The fire broke out at around 7.45am local time (2.15am BST) on Thursday, 1 December, in the explosives factory in Tamil Nadu state’s Tiruchirappalli district. Around 16 to 17 workers were reportedly inside the factory when the blaze started. Continue Reading.