TIRUCHI: A labourer died after some crackers exploded in a private fire works unit at Kumulur near Siruganur in the district on Saturday.

Police sources said Veerasamy along with Saravanan was engaged in the manufacture of crackers when some of them exploded accidentally. Veerasamy died on the way to a hospital, while Saravanan has been admitted to a hospital. The owner of the fire works was arrested. The Siruganur police have registered a case. — Staff Reporter

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