13 die in Tamil Nadu oil mill fire

May 7th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS  

Chennai, May 7 (IANS) At least 13 people died and eight were injured when fire broke out in an oil mill in Tamil Nadu’s Salem district, an official said.
The fire broke out around 10 p.m. Wednesday in the mill that makes oil from rice bran.

“The injured have been admitted to a hospital and investigation is on,” district collector U. Sahayam said.

He said 10 fire tenders were used to douse the raging fire after four hours.

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