- Twenty folks injured in explosion.
- Accident occurs after boiler burst at industrial facility.
- “Rescue operations are underway,” says police spokesman.
LUCKNOW: A minimum of six folks have been killed and 20 injured in an explosion at a chemical manufacturing unit in northern India’s Hapur district on Saturday, a police official stated.
The accident occurred after a boiler burst at an industrial facility in Dhaulana, round 60 kilometres from New Delhi, police spokesman Surendra Singh advised Reuters.
“Rescue operations are underway,” Singh stated, including that the loss of life toll might go up as a result of quite a lot of folks have been severely injured.
Industrial accidents are widespread in India and infrequently blamed on folks flouting security norms, in addition to lax inspection by authorities officers.