Virudhunagar impact: The blast occurred at around 1.30 pm today, police said.
In any event eleven individuals have kicked the bucket and 36 harmed in a blast at a sparkler manufacturing plant in Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar locale, around 500 kilometers from Chennai. Executive Narendra Modi has communicated despondency over the impact.
“Fire at a sparkler processing plant in Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu is disheartening. In this hour of misery, my contemplations are with the dispossessed families. I trust those harmed recuperate soon. Specialists are chipping away at the ground to help those influenced,” he tweeted.
THE EXPLOSION TOOK PLACE AT AROUND 1.30 PM TODAY.
An official from the nearby local group of fire-fighters told NDTV: “Contact during blending of synthetics seems to have caused the blast”.
Boss Minister E Palaniswami has declared a remuneration of Rs 3 lakh for the groups of the individuals who kicked the bucket in the impact and Rs 1 lakh for the seriously harmed.
The Center has reported Rs 2 lakh for the groups of the people in question and Rs 50,000 for those harmed.
“An ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh each has been affirmed from PMNRF for the closest relative of the individuals who have lost their lives because of a fire in Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu. Rs. 50,000 would be given to those genuinely harmed,” a tweet from the PMO account read.