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Updated February 12th, 2024 at 13:10 IST

One Dead, Several Injured After Blast at Firecracker Unit In Kochi

Of the 15 injured, the condition of 2 is said to be critical.

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Thiruvananthapuram: One person was killed and nearly 15 were injured after a blast at a cracker unit at Thripunithura in Kochi on Monday. If reports are to be believed, the firecrackers were stored for a temple festival. 

The impact caused damage to numerous houses within a radius of approximately 500 meters from the spot. 

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Of the 15 injured, the condition of 2 is said to be critical. According to reports, the explosives were kept without proper authorization.
 

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Published February 12th, 2024 at 13:10 IST

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