One killed in factory blast
By Express News Service - NALGONDA
19th October 2012 09:54 AM
One person died and three others suffered injuries after a reactor exploded at Trishul Chemical Factory at the Industrial Colony in Bhongir on Thursday morning. The deceased was identified as Ch Sekhar (30), a native of Khammam district, who was residing at Bommaipally village in Bhongir mandal.
Around 8.30 a.m, Sekhar was working at the reactor when there was a sudden explosion and he died on the spot. Three other workers, who were working nearby, were injured.
The entire building of the chemical factory, which purifies chemicals used in medicines, collapsed due to the blast. Some houses near the factory also were damaged coming under the impact of the blast.
People within 200 metres radius from the factory heard the sound of explosion. Bhongir circle inspector Rahman said that the reason behind the blast was unknown. A case has been registered and investigation is on, he added.
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