Virudhunagar (TN), Apr 8 (PTI) The toll rose to seven in the blaze in two different firework factories near Sivakasi in the district with one worker dying today, police said.

Four persons — two each — died and five were injured in the fire mishaps on Friday last. Two persons succumbed to injuries yesterday.

A man died today without responding to treatment at a government hospital, police said.

The fire broke out at the units in Ramuthevanpatti and Kakkivadanpatti when the employees were handling chemicals.

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