The injured have been admitted to a local hospital in Gajuwaka

One dead 15 injured in chemical tanker explosion at VizagImage By arrangement
news Chemical Blast Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 15:51

One worker was killed and 15 others were injured today when a chemical tanker exploded at a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Parwada, police said.

The incident took place around 11 AM in Srikar Pharma lab Paravada mandal in the city outskirts when nearly 35 workers were on duty and a tanker containing ammonia exploded, Circle inspector of Parawada Police station, B Ramanamurty said.

The deceased worker has not been identified yet.

The injured have been admitted to a local hospital in Gajuwaka, police added.

 

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