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Eight Killed, Dozens Injured in Sivakasi Fireworks Factory Explosion

Sivakasi: Eight people were killed near Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu on Thursday as an explosion rocked a licensed fireworks factory. In the incident, twelve others suffered severe burns.


Local police have launched an investigation into the cause of the explosion. Further details on the matter are anticipated as the investigation has just started.

Sivakasi holds prominence as the fireworks manufacturing hub of India, contributing significantly to the nation’s production of firecrackers, safety matches, and stationery items.

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