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UP: 6 killed in chemical factory blast in Bijnor

According to reports, a methane gas cylinder exploded at Mohit Petrochemical factory. The blast triggered a huge fire at the factory.
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Edited by: India TV News Desk Bijnor September 12, 2018 10:20 IST

At least six people were killed and several others sustained injuries in a blast at a chemical factory in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor on Wednesday. The injured have been admitted to a local hospital.

According to reports, a methane gas cylinder exploded at  Mohit Petrochemical factory. The blast triggered a huge fire at the factory. 

Fire fighting teams are at the spot trying to control the blaze. Unconfirmed reports said that a few workers are trapped inside the burning factory building and efforts are on to rescue them. 

More details are awaited.

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