Kerala Fire LIVE: Major fire at Puttingal temple in Kollam, 105 dead

Kerala fire: The building of the Devaswom Board, which runs temples in Kerala, collapsed in the impact. Many people at the spot complained of bleeding from their ears. Express Photo

A huge fire broke out at Puttingal temple at Paravaur (Kollam District), Kerala early Sunday morning leaving at least 105 people dead and over a hundred injured, local media said quoting police officials. The fire took place at around 3.30 am this morning. According to reports, the fire could have been caused due to a blast in the firework stockpile, readied for the temple celebrations. The police had earlier warned temple authorities to restrict usage of fireworks.

[Source:- Indian Express]