Six persons injured in a massive factory blast at Vadodara


Six people were injured after a boiler exploded at a blower manufacturing company, Chemshell company in Vadodara’s GIDC- Makarpura area, on Monday evening.

The incident said to have occurred after the increase of pressure in the testing machine inside the company. The injured are rushed to the hospital as fire brigade reached the spot and control the blaze.

Fire officer Nikunj Azad said the company owner was testing the machine when the pressure suddenly increased and it leads to blast and fire. Six persons were injured in the fire and rushed to the SSG hospital for treatment. Fire brigade rushed the spot and after lots of effort managed to control the fire.

Those injured have been identified as Bhaskar Nath (36), owner of the company and five other employees, Khumansinh Bhabhor (32), Subhash Chitre (33), Rajesh Jain (35), Vishwas Sol (37), Srikant Borse (38). Bhabhor and Chitre are said to be in critical condition.


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