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Faridabad: 3 workers charred to death as major fire breaks out in battery manufacturing company

Officials said that the fire has been brought under control, and further investigation is underway.

Sri Lasya Edited by: Sri Lasya @laasiyapriya Faridabad Updated on: May 21, 2022 20:28 IST
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Faridabad: 3 dead as major fire breaks out in battery manufacturing company

Highlights

  • Three workers died as a major fire broke out in a battery manufacturing company in Faridabad
  • Police have registered a case of culpable homicide against the factory owner
  • Dead have been identified as Satveer, Sunil and Ankit, residents of Lal Kuan in Delhi, said police

Faridabad: At least three people died on Saturday as a major fire broke out in a company involved in manufacturing battery cells in Anangpur Dairy near Sector 37, Faridabad.

Officials said that the fire has been brought under control, and further investigation is underway.

Police have registered a case of culpable homicide against the factory owner and sent bodies to B K Hospital for a post-mortem. Sources said the preliminary investigation revealed that the owner did not have fire NOC and the factory was being run without registration.

According to police, the incident took place around 11 am.

The fire was extinguished after an hour by fire brigade teams. After this, a police team went inside the factory and found the bodies. The dead have been identified as Satveer, Sunil and Ankit, residents of Lal Kuan in Delhi, said police.

"We have sent the bodies to B K Hospital for a post-mortem," said police spokesperson Sube Singh. "This factory made lithium battery cells for vehicles and the owner has been identified as Ajay."

(PTI inputs).

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