7 Staff at Indian temple detained over fire that killed 109 people

April 12, 2016 1:47 PM

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(CNN) -- The web of suspicion from India's deadly temple fire is growing wider, with seven temple officials now under arrest, Kerala state police said.

Another five people -- employees of a fireworks company -- have been detained for questioning in connection with the fireworks disaster, said Kerala police Assistant Commissioner Rex Bobby Aravin.

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