Images: 50 killed as firecracker factory catches fire in Sivakasi

At least 52 persons were burnt to death and 50 injured when a fire broke out in a firecracker factory in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. Here are the images.

hidden September 05, 2012 22:03:59 IST
Fifty people were killed in a fire at a firecracker factory in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu. Firstpost
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Fifty people were killed in a fire at a firecracker factory in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu. Firstpost
Fire rages out of a building after a devastating blaze that raged through a fireworks factory on the outskirts of Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. PTI
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Fire rages out of a building after a devastating blaze that raged through a fireworks factory on the outskirts of Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. PTI
n injured person is rushed for treatment after a massive blaze swept through a fireworks factory in Sivakasi on Wednesday. PTI
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n injured person is rushed for treatment after a massive blaze swept through a fireworks factory in Sivakasi on Wednesday. PTI
Damaged buildings after a devastating blaze that raged through a fireworks factory on the outskirts of Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. PTI
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Damaged buildings after a devastating blaze that raged through a fireworks factory on the outskirts of Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. PTI
The relatives of the deceased mourning the death of those killed in the fire that broke out in a firecracker factory in Sivakasi on Wednesday. Firstpost
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The relatives of the deceased mourning the death of those killed in the fire that broke out in a firecracker factory in Sivakasi on Wednesday. Firstpost
The relatives of those killed and injured. Firstpost
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The relatives of those killed and injured. Firstpost
Policemen at the site of a devastating blaze that raged through a fireworks factory on the outskirts of Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. Firstpost
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Policemen at the site of a devastating blaze that raged through a fireworks factory on the outskirts of Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. Firstpost
Policemen arrive at the site of a devastating blaze that raged through a fireworks factory on the outskirts of Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. PTI
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Policemen arrive at the site of a devastating blaze that raged through a fireworks factory on the outskirts of Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. PTI
With rescue work over and the fire under control, the sad task of counting bodies from the Om Shakti fireworks blaze is now underway. PTI
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With rescue work over and the fire under control, the sad task of counting bodies from the Om Shakti fireworks blaze is now underway. PTI