28 C
Thursday, May 23, 2024

Toll rises to six in explosion at pharma plant in T’gana

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

HYDERABAD, April 4: Toll in the explosion in a chemical reactor at a pharmaceutical company’s plant in Sangareddy district of Telangana rose to six, police said on Thursday.

Four people were killed and 16 others were injured in the blast that occurred at the factory of SB Organics Ltd, located at Chandapur village of Hathnoora mandal of the district on Wednesday.

- Advertisement -

The body of one worker was found under the wreckage in the factory’s premises on Thursday and an injured person succumbed while undergoing treatment on Wednesday night, they said.

Among the deceased are the firm’s director and workers of the unit, they said.

The deceased belong to Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh.

The blast, triggered a fire, which spread through the pharma unit’s premises, was subsequently brought under control, Police and Fire department officials had said.

- Advertisement -

Sixteen others who suffered injuries in the incident have been shifted to various hospitals for treatment.

A case was registered against the company, a senior police official said.

The cause of the explosion was under investigation, officials said. (PTI)


- Advertisement -



- Advertisement -
The Hills Times
The Hills Timeshttps://thehillstimes.in/
Welcome to The Hills Times, your trusted source for daily news and updates in English from the heart of Assam, India. Since our establishment in 2000, we've been dedicated to providing timely and accurate information to our readers in Diphu and Guwahati. As the first English newspaper in the then undemarcated Karbi Anglong district, we've forged a strong connection with diverse communities and age groups, earning a reputation for being a reliable source of news and insights. In addition to our print edition, we keep pace with the digital age through our website, https://thehillstimes.in, where we diligently update our readers with the latest happenings day by day. Whether it's local events, regional developments, or global news, The Hills Times strives to keep you informed with dedication and integrity. Join us in staying ahead of the curve and exploring the world through our lens.
Latest news
- Advertisement -
Related news
- Advertisement -
9 Well-Known Mango Varieties Found Across India 5 National Parks You Should Visit in India Before Monsoon Hits Experience Shillong’s 7 Unforgettable Sights That Will Awaken Your Senses! 7 Must Visit Destinations In The Seven Sisters Of India 5 Rice Dishes For Summers From South India