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Explosion at chemical plant in Maharashtra's Palghar, 5 injured

Fire tenders rushed to the spot after getting information. Injured were shifted to nearby Thunga hospital.

Edited by: India TV News Desk Palghar Updated on: July 04, 2021 10:53 IST
Explosion at chemical plant in Maharashtra's Palghar
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Explosion at chemical plant in Maharashtra's Palghar

 At least five people were injured in an explosion that took place at a chemical plant in Palghar district on Saturday night. The incident took place at Bharat Chemicals in the Boisar Tarapur Industrial area of the district. 

Injured were shifted to nearby Thunga hospital.

After being alerted, local firemen rushed to the spot and carried out rescue and relief operations.

"Five workers received burn injuries due to the fire after the explosion. They have been admitted to a local hospital for treatment," an official from Boisar police station said.

The cause of the explosion is not yet known. Local administration and the fire department have launched a probe is on into the incident.

(With inputs from agencies)

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