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16 dead in Tamil Nadu ammunition factory blast

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 1 Dec 2016 6:22 AM GMT

16 dead in Tamil Nadu ammunition factory blast
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Tiruchirappalli: At least 16 people feared dead in an explosion in ammunition factory in Tamil Nadu here on Thursday morning.

Two bodies have been recovered, said officials. They further stated that building was collapsed following the blast.

About 22 workers were inside the factory when the mishap took place at 0745 hours.

The fire sparked near the chemical tank triggering a blast. Fire engines were rushed to the spot and fire fighting is on with rains affecting the rescue operation.

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Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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