Sivakasi cracker unit blast toll increases to eight



The dying toll within the blast at Naranapuram near Sivakasi, which stated five, endures Sunday, increased to 6 with yet another person succumbing to lose injuries on Tuesday.

The victim, K. Pavulgandhi (37) of Naranapurampudur, was going through treatment getting a lot more than 80 percent of burns in the Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) in Madurai.

Two more persons – M. Thangapandi of Naranapurampudur and M. Natarajan of Chellaiyanaickenpatti – who experienced 80 percent of burns, was going through treatment within the burns ward in the Government Hospital in Sivakasi.

With yet another person succumbing to injuries in the government hospital in Sivakasi on Thursday, the toll within the explosion in a cracker manufacturing facility went as much as eight, police stated.

One Thangapandi died this mid-day without reacting to treatment at hospital following injuries, they stated.

Three persons were going through treatment in the hospital as well as their condition was from danger, they stated.

Three persons were wiped out and eight hurt within the incident on April 28. Four more persons gave in to injuries within the subsequent days.

The sufferers were employees from the unit at Narayanapuram village, four km from Sivakasi, the country’s fireworks hub, plus they were involved in making crackers once the explosion happened.

Who owns the system and it is manager are absconding, police stated, adding, a search is onto nab them.

The explosion apparently happened because of friction one of the chemicals.