New Delhi: At least seven people were on Friday killed following an explosion at a fireworks factory in Tamil Nadu’s Cuddalore. Also Read - School Reopening News: This State Has Decided to Resume All Classes Simultaneously | Here's When And How

The reason behind the explosion is not know yet. The incident is known to have taken place in Cuddalore’s Kattumannarkoil. Officials are currently inspecting the situation at the site. Also Read - BJP Workers Offer 70-kg 'Laddu' at Coimbatore Temple Ahead of PM Modi's 70th Birthday

The explosion killed five women, including the unit owner, instantaneously and also brought down some buildings. Also Read - Sasikala's Probable Date of Release is Jan 27, 2021: Bangalore Central Prison

Police and fire tenders rushed to the spot and carried out rescue operations.