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India fireworks factory blaze

Thursday, September 06, 2012    

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CHENNAI, India — Relatives of victims cry outside the Madurai government hospital after a massive blaze swept through the Om Siva Shakti fireworks factory in Sivakasi, about 400 miles south-west of Chennai yesterday. Large amounts of firecrackers and raw materials were stored in the factory with major Hindu festivals weeks away. Dozens of workers were killed and dozens were injured in the fire, the cause of which was not immediately known. (Photo: AP)

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