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Eleven workers burnt alive in Andhra firecrackers unit blast

HYDERABAD: At least 11 workers were burnt to death and seven others injured when a blast rocked a firecrackers unit in Andhra Pradesh on Monday, police said.

The accident took place in a building in Vakatippa village in the coastal district. Firecrackers were being manufactured illegally in the building, they said.

Huge flames engulfed the premises. Two fire engines have reached the spot to douse the flames. Rescue workers were seen shifting the injured to nearby hospitals.

Officials said the toll may go up as at least 20 people were working in the unit at the time of the blast.