Toll in Salem cracker godown fire mishap rises to 9

Last Updated: Sat, Dec 29, 2012 20:13 hrs

Salem: With one more person succumbing to injuries, the death toll in Tuesday's fire mishap at a fireworks unit godown near here rose to nine, police said today.

Satish (19), who was undergoing treatment at a government hospital, succumbed to injuries last night. Four more persons were still undergoing treatment in the hospital, they said.

The victims were involved in making fireworks when the mishap occurred at the unit at Parakallur, 42 km from here.

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