A major fire broke out at a cracker factory in Andhra Pradesh. At least 13 people have been reportedly burned to ashes in Kothapalli in East Godavari district.The injured are taken to Kakinada general hospital immediately.
Local MLA and other officials rushed to the spot. The fire brigade also rushed to the spot and took steps to control the fire. The factory has employed more than 50 workers. CM Chandrababu expressed his grief over the incident and directed officials to speed up the relief operations.