Kollam, Sep 3 (UNI) Two people were killed and three injured in an explosion at the Maha Ganapathi temple at Kottarakkara in the district of Kerala this morning.
The deceased were identified as Muraleedharan and Gopi.
Police said the accident occurred when the shed, where firecrackers were stored, caught fire. Another person, who was making crackers, was injured seriously in the incident.
A large number of devotees had thronged the temple on the occasion of 'Vinayaka Chaturthi.' UNI XR CR AE AS1255