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7 Injured in Freak Mishap Inside Power Plant

Published: 30th October 2014 11:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th October 2014 11:30 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

SURI: Seven persons were injured when molten coal spilled over during boiler maintenance work at the state-run Bakreswar Thermal Power plant in Birbhum district today.           

The seven workers suffered minor burns as molten coal, known as 'Clinkers' spilled over as cleaning operation was in progress, a plant official said .           

The injured were taken to the Durgapur Mission Hospital with which the state-run power utility has a tie-up and treated, the official said.   

The incident did not affect operations of the plant or power supply.   

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