More than 60 killed in fire in temple in south India

NEW DELHI (AP) — More than 60 people were killed in a massive fire that broke out in a temple in the southern Indian state of Kerala early Sunday, a top official said.

Another 150 people have been injured in the fire that was started by firecrackers, said State Home Minister Ramesh Chennitala.

The temple was crowded as people were celebrating a festival during which the fireworks display was a major attraction.