INDIA - 108 killed and over a houndred injured after a huge fire at Puttingal Temple, Kerala
Kerala Police on Monday detained five people who were involved in conducting the firework display after a huge fire broke out at Puttingal temple at Paravaur (Kollam District), Kerala early Sunday morning
At least 108 people were killed and over a hundred injured. The fire took place at around 3.30 am. The incident took place at the 500-year-old Devi Temple at Puttingal of Paravur municipality in Kollam, located around 70 km from the state capital, where a fireworks show is part of the annual festival. The toll is likely to go up as at least two dozen victims are critically injured.