Vice president expresses sorrow over Kerala temple tragedy

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Sunday expressed grief over the fire tragedy in a Kerala temple that killed nearly 100 people.

The vice president has conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families. He wished speedy recovery to the injured, an official statement issued here said.

The tragedy occurred early on Sunday morning when a fireworks display caused a blaze at the temple in the coastal town of Paravur, about 60 km from Thiruvananthapuram.

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