Sivakasi fire tragedy: 38 dead, six arrested, search on for factory owner

PUBLISHED ON: September 6, 2012 | Duration: 2 min, 11 sec

With one more person succumbing to injuries, the death toll in the fire at a fire-cracker factory near Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu has now reached 38. At least 60 others have been injured. The fire broke out at the factory, Om Siva Sakthi Crackers, at about 12:30 pm yesterday. It took 10 fire tenders close to five hours to bring it under control.
15 Dead, Many Injured In Explosion At Firecracker Factory In Tamil Nadu
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