: Two woman workers were injured in a fire accident at a match unit here on Monday evening.

The police said that M. Ramuthai (60) and S. Pappathi (55) sustained 40 per cent and 50 per cent burn injuries respectively. The fire was triggered by friction when a bag of dipped sticks fell down while shifting from one place to another.

While other employees fled away, the elderly women could not escape. They were admitted to the Government hospital here.

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