India Temple Fire: Kerala Disaster Leaves Over 100 Dead, 200 Injured

April 10, 2016 8:45 AM

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India Temple Fire: Kerala Disaster Leaves Over 100 Dead, 200 Injured

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India — A massive fire broke out during a fireworks display in a Hindu temple in south India early Sunday, killing more than 100 people and injuring at least 200 others, officials said.

The fire started when a spark from the unauthorized fireworks show ignited a separate batch of fireworks that were being stored at the Puttingal temple complex in Paravoor village, a few hours north of Kerala's state capital of Thiruvananthapuram, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, the state's top e...

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