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One killed, six hurt in TN power plant mishap

Chennai: One person was killed Tuesday and six were injured when a steam pipeline burst in Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) power plant in Tamil Nadu, police said."The accident happened between 10 a.m. and 10.15 a.m.

IANS [ Updated: May 20, 2014 14:28 IST ]
one killed six hurt in tn power plant mishap
one killed six hurt in tn power plant mishap

Chennai: One person was killed Tuesday and six were injured when a steam pipeline burst in Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) power plant in Tamil Nadu, police said.


"The accident happened between 10 a.m. and 10.15 a.m. The steam pipeline in unit 7 burst killing chief manager Selvaraj and injuring six others," a police official in Neyveli told IANS over phone.

Neyveli is around 210 km from here.

He said three of the injured people were shifted to a hospital in Puducherry and two to a hospital in Chennai. One injured person was admitted to a local hospital.

NLC officials were not available for comments.

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