STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Chhattisgarh: Five steel plant staffers suffer burns after hot ash falls on them

The workers were putting water with pressure to clear the chamber at JSW Ispat Special Products Limited, during which it suddenly got opened and hot ash spilled on them causing burns.

Published: 20th June 2021 07:15 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th June 2021 07:15 PM   |  A+A-

Fire

Representational Photo.

By PTI

RAIGARH: Five employees of a steel plant in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district suffered burn injuries on Sunday after hot ash fell on them during work, a senior police official said.

The incident occurred around 1.30 pm at JSW Ispat Special Products Limited, located at Naharpali village under Bhupdeopur police station limits, when victims were engaged in clearing a dust settling chamber there that had got blocked, Raigarh Superintendent of Police Santosh Singh said.

The workers were putting water with pressure to clear the chamber, during which it suddenly got opened and hot ash spilled on them causing burns, he said.

The injured, identified as Jivnandan Deshmukh, Madhukar Rawte, Manish Gupta, Shiv Sahu and Shankar Katakwar, were immediately shifted to a private hospital here, Singh said.

Katakwar has been referred to Raipur as his condition is critical, he added.

Police have reached the incident site and investigation is underway, the SP said.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp