Ten people are reportedly dead in a fire at Tiruchy, Tamil Nadu. Representational Image. (Photo: iStock)
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10 Dead in Fire Outbreak at Crackers Factory in Trichy

Fire broke out at a fireworks factory in Tiruchy, Tamil Nadu at around 7: 30 am in the morning. Ten people are feared to be dead according to reports by news agency ANI.

Stills from the site after the explosion. (Photo: ANI UP Screenshot)
Stills from the site after the explosion. (Photo: ANI UP Screenshot)


Stills from the site after the explosion. (Photo: ANI UP Screenshot)
Stills from the site after the explosion. (Photo: ANI UP Screenshot)

The blaze spread fast, engulfing the entire factory area and left many people severely injured, according to a Times of India report.

Fire officials say 16 workers believed to be inside and none of them have been rescued so far, reported ANI.

However, exact cause of the fire is still unknown.

The building of the factory which has been running for 15 years now has reportedly collapsed.