Kerala’s Puttingal temple burst 80 people died,200people Injured
when an explosion was set off in a store of fireworks ready for celebrations of a local Hindu new year festival, local media reports say at it wass happen at 3:00am in the Morning.More than 75 people have died in a fire at Puttingal temple in Paravur in the Indian state of Kerala, police say.
Those with most serious burns injuries are being treated at the government medical college in Thiruvananthapuram, the state capital.A building at the temple then collapsed, causing many of the fatalities. The reason behind the incident at Temple because of Rapid fire works,”The temple holds an annual firework display every year.
We’re doing our best to rescue those still trapped,” said Mr Chennithala.Kerala’s Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala has ordered in an investigation into the accident. more Impact on the blast was felt in houses up to a kilometre away.
More than 200 people have been injured at the Puttingal temple.
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy is due to visit the scene this morning.
The fireworks had been stored ready for celebrations on Thursday of Vishu, a Keralan festival marking the Hindu new year.
Local reports say that police had not given permission for Puttingal temple to hold the fireworks display.”Now the situation is under control… the police are on the spot.”The fireworks had been stored ready for celebrations on Thursday of Vishu, a Keralan festival marking the Hindu new year.
Fireworks and firecrackers are commonly used at temple festivals and other public events and accidents are not uncommon.
7 officials were detained from Kerala kshetram ,Fire works are Banned at Kerala Puttingal Temple
The seven men are officials of the temple in Paravur and were among several wanted by police.
Earlier police had detained five others and a judicial inquiry ordered into the incident.
A court in Kerala is due to hear a plea to ban fireworks displays at temples.
Nearly 400 people near the temple were injured when a faulty rocket fell onto a large stockpile of fireworks on Sunday.
A building at the temple then collapsed, causing many of the deaths.
Kerala temple tragedy: ‘All over in a few minutes’
Seven temple officials, including the president, have surrendered to the police since Monday night, and are now being questioned over their role in the incident.
Officials say the temple had been denied permission on safety grounds, but it had gone ahead under pressure from a large crowd.
Thousands had gathered to watch the display as part of a local new year festival.
Police are also questioning five temple workers involved in staging the fireworks display.
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said 351 people were still undergoing treatment for injuries sustained in the blast, and 24 of them were in a critical condition.
Puttingal: India’s ‘temple of fireworks’
Fireworks and firecrackers are commonly used at temple festivals in Kerala.
Every year temples in the state organise fireworks displays, often competing to stage the most spectacular ones.
Sunday’s incident is not the first of its kind in Kerala.
The famous Sabarimala temple banned fireworks in 1952 after 68 people died in a firecracker explosion.
Narendra Modi ,Indian Prime Minister Twitted about fire at Puttingal Temple Kerala2016
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