At least 10 people are reportedly killed and several were injured after a massive fire broke out in an explosive factory In Tamil Nadu’s Trichy area on Thursday.

3-4 fire tenders have rushed to the spot and made efforts to douse the raging flames. Initial reports suggest that the fire broke out huge fireworks explosion. The incident took place around 7:45 am. Around 16 factory workers were said to be inside the factory when the accident happened.

The fire is contained now. The rescue operations are still underway.

However, the exact cause of the fire has not yet been ascertained. The entire factory building is said to have collapsed after the blast took place.

Further details awaited.