Deadly firecracker blaze in India

At least 23 killed in Maharashtra after fire breaks out in firecracker factory.


    Officials could not be immediately reached for comment about the inferno.

    Several big cities and small towns of India have illegal factories making firecrackers, which are used during festivals, weddings and religious ceremonies.

    Some illegal workshops operate in homes.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.