1 Dead, 5 Injured in Blast at Chemical Factory

Published: 10th October 2015 01:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th October 2015 01:21 PM   |  A+A-


SANGAREDDY (TELANGANA): A 20-year-old youth was killed while five others were injured in a reactor blast at a chemical factory in Medak district, police said today.

The incident took place inside Saanvi Laboratories located at industrial area of Bontapalli village under Jinnaram police station limits when a group of workers were working and a reactor exploded at around 1:00 AM, Narsapur Police Station Circle inspector Tirupati Raju said.

The deceased worker has been identified as Ahmed Laskur (20). The five injured were rushed to a nearby hospital from where they were later shifted to a hospital in Hyderabad.

The condition of two workers was stated to be critical. A case has been registered with Jinnaram police and investigations into the incident have begun.


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