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10 killed in factory blasts in India

By Harmeet Shah Singh
CNN
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NEW DELHI, India (CNN) -- At least 10 people were killed and 49 injured in blasts at two explosives-making factories in central India, authorities said Monday.

The explosions occurred almost simultaneously in two of the more than 20 units located on a small plot in Madhya Pradesh state's Singrauli district, district magistrate P. Narhari told CNN.

More than 60 people were working in a dozen factories that were open at the time of the blasts, at 7 p.m. local time Sunday, he said.

Forensic experts were investigating the cause.

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