Indian Police Detain Five After Temple Fireworks Blaze Kills 108

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India, April 11  – Indian police have detained five people after a fireworks display at a Hindu temple set off explosions and fire killing 108 people, an officer said on Monday, in one of the worst accidents at a religious festival. Thousands of people were gathered at the temple at Kollam in the southern

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Nearly 100 Dead in Indian Temple Blaze

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India, April 10 – A massive fire swept through a temple in India’s southern Kerala state on Sunday, killing nearly 100 people and injuring more than 200 who had gathered for a fireworks display to mark the start of the local Hindu new year. Thousands of devotees had packed into the Puttingal Devi temple

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