Sivakasi (TN): Six persons were killed and 30 others injured in a major fire at a private cracker unit in the fireworks industry hub of Sivakasi, police said.

Several others are feared trapped in the fire, which spread to nearby buildings, police said.

All the six bodies have been recovered, they said. The injured have been hospitalised.

Firefighters were struggling to douse the flames as the inferno was fast spreading to nearby buildings.


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