Fire at Hindu temple in Kerala, India, kills 100 people and injures 350

In the state of Kerala, India, fireworks triggered a fire that engulfed a Hindu temple in the Puttingal complex temple in the city of Paravur. Unconfirmed reports state that at least 100 people have been killed and at least 350 injured.

Advice For Travellers

Fires and stampedes are common at temples and during religious celebrations due to poor security and safety standards. Exercise caution at large events. Remain on the periphery with a safety route out of the area.

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