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Sunday, April 10, 2016
#BreakingNews over 100 Killed at Fireworks display Fire with over 500 injured - Please Pray
Over 100 people have been killed in India during a fire at a temple. There was a fireworks display at a temple in Kollam, Kerala, India. Hundreds of people are injured. The fireworks display exploded during a festival on Sunday, April 10. Over 540 people were injured. The fire started around 3 a.m. local time at the Puttingal temple.
Sparks from the display ignited a other fireworks, causing a bigger fire. The temple did not have permission for the fireworks celebration. The Hindu worshipers were celebrating a local temple festival. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said "I will be reaching Kerala soon to take stock of the situation arising due to the unfortunate fire tragedy," on Twitter.
Also he pledged to the injured in the temple fire 50,000 rupees ( $751) in compensation.