23 die in blaze at fireworks factory in India

April 10, 2009 1:18:40 PM PDT
An Indian news agency says a blaze at a fireworks factory has killed at least 23 workers and injured 48 others in western India. The Press Trust of India news agency quotes Yogesh Pawar, a medical officer, as saying the injured are being treated at a hospital near Jalgaon, a town in western Maharashtra state. Pawar puts the death toll at 23.

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