8 killed in firecracker unit explosion in Krishnagiri

Krishnagiri: In a bizarre accident in a fire cracker unit at Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri, eight people died and several were injured.

According to TV reports, three houses nearby were damaged due to the explosion.

Krishnagiri police officers confirmed to the media that rescue operations are underway and the identities of the victims are yet to be ascertained. On Tuesday, two women workers lost their lives in an explosion at a firecracker unit in Sivakasi, Virudhunagar district.