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Three killed in firecracker unit blast at Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar

There were 30 people working in some sheds in the unit and the blast occurred in one of them when chemicals were being mixed and packed.

Published: 19th February 2020 05:22 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th February 2020 05:22 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

VIRUDHUNAGAR Three people, including a 65-year-old woman, died and four others were injured in a blast at a firecracker manufacturing unit near Sattur in Virudhunagar district on Wednesday, police said.

There were 30 people working in some sheds in the unit and the blast occurred in one of them when chemicals were being mixed and packed. Police said that three sheds were razed to the ground in the blast. The injured have been admitted to hospital.



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