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.