12 Workers Injured in Chhattisgarh Factory Pragati Industries Explosion

0
66

RAIPUR: At least twelve workers were injured, five of them seriously, in an explosion at a rolling mill factory in Chhattisgarh Tuesday, police said.

“12 labourers sustained burn injuries after molten iron fell on them following a blast at Pragati Industries in Urla industrial area, around 15 km from here,” Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Deepanshu Kabra told PTI/Bhasha.

The seriously injured have been admitted to a hospital in Bhilai, he said, adding they belonged to Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

Kabra said around 36 labourers were working at the factory at the time of the mishap. “The blast occurred at the furnace due to air pressure, which threw the molten iron on the workers,” he said.

Some of the injured workers are being treated at Kalda Burn Centre here, the SSP said.

A case has been registered against the company in this connection, Kabra said.

PTI

Comments

comments

SHARE
Previous articleProfit Sharing Formula for Mining Sector in India
Next articleConclave on CSR in Ranchi on 29 October 25, 2012
India CSR Network
India CSR Network is India's biggest and most trusted news portal in the domain of CSR & Sustainability. India CSR welcomes stories, statements, updates, reports on issues that interest you. Feedback, comments will make it more purposeful and resourceful. It is designed and maintained by India CSR Group. Contents are non-fiction. Though all efforts have been made to verify the accuracy, the same should not be construed as a statement of law or used for any legal purposes. In case of any ambiguity or doubts, readers are advised to verify with the source(s). Statement, articles, views and contributions can be sent to editor@indiacsr.in