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Chennai: Five persons were killed and around 10 others injured in a blast in a fire cracker unit in Tamil Nadu’s Villupuram district on Sunday, said officials.

The persons were working in the fire cracket unit in a village in Villupuram, around 170 km from here, when the blast occurred.
 
The blast was so intense that the building came down, trapping and killing the five workers, said a Fire and Rescue Services official.
 
The injured have been sent to a nearby hospital. 
 

First Published | October 9, 2016 , 10:13 pm
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