Chennai, - At least ten workers dead and 15 others were injured in a fire at an explosive-making unit in south Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

The incident took place Thursday at Muruganterry about 40 km from Tiruchirappalli District in Tamil Nadu, according to (Times of India).

More than 20 workers were believed to be in the factory at the time of explosion.

The fire was noticed in one of the manufacturing wings of the factory and it soon spread to other areas, police said.

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