Police detains five in connection with fire at Kollam temple
Kerala: The Kerala police have detained five people in connection with the blast at fire cracker stockpile at a Hindu temple in Kollam district of Kerala.
They are being quizzed by the police in connection with keeping the unauthorized fireworks display that sparked the massive explosion, police confirmed.
A judicial inquiry has also been ordered in the case.
Officials say the temple had been denied permission on safety grounds, but it had gone ahead under pressure from a large crowd.