Boiler explodes in Gujarat, 4 dead

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Vadodara, Dec 24 : At least four workers, including a woman, were killed and over a dozen others injured on Friday when a boiler exploded at a pharmaceutical company plant in Makarpura industrial area of ​​Vadodara in Gujarat.

Police said a fire broke out in the boiler of Canton Laboratories located at Makarpura GIDC after a sudden explosion, whose impact broke all the glass in the buildings and shattered them over a vast area.

The Fire Brigade brought the blaze under control. The workers had built a house near the boiler. The death toll could go up, officials said.

Some children were said to be among the injured and dead.

Seven people were killed in a similar incident in a chemical company in Panchmahal district of central Gujarat earlier.


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