Firecracker factory blaze kills 23 in India

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April 10, 2009 22:37

An Indian news agency said a firecracker factory blaze has killed at least 23 people and injured another 48 in western India. The Press Trust of India news agency quoted Yogesh Pawar, a medical officer, as saying that the injured were being treated at a hospital near Jalgaon, a town in western Maharashtra state. Pawar said the fire on Friday killed 23 factory workers, according to PTI. Officials could not be immediately reached for comments.


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