Explosion at Firecracker Manufacturing Unit Claims 9 Lives in Tamil Nadu’s Virudhnagar District

VIRUDHNAGAR, Tamil Nadu – A massive explosion at a firecracker manufacturing unit in Virudhnagar district on Saturday evening resulted in the death of at least 9 people and left 10 others injured. Conflicting reports emerged regarding the number of casualties. While one news agency quoted 8 deaths and 10 injuries, another agency reported 10 fatalities, including four women. The reason for the explosion is yet to be determined. Visuals of the aftermath showed extensive damage …

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