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A massive blaze swept through a fireworks factory in southern India on Wednesday, killing at least 40 workers and injuring 60 others, police said. Some reports put the death toll at more than 50.
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The fire spread to 40 of the 60 rooms at the Om Siva Shakti fireworks factory, one of the biggest in Sivakasi town in Tamil Nadu state, police Officer P. Karupaiah said.
The cause of the fire was not immediately known, Karupaiah said.