Two injured as series of explosion in India’s Tarapur Chemical Unit

YENI DELHI (CIHAN)- A series of nine explosions took place in the reactor of a chemical plant in Tarapur MIDC on Sunday night. The blast was so massive, that its tremors were felt in 10 km radius and the entire building was in flames.

A supervisor is missing and two workers of an adjoining industry sustained burn injuries. As per the reports, the fire broke out in plot number 92 of Nutraplus India Limited, a chemical manufacturing company at around 10.30 pm. While the seven to eight workers were rescued, the supervisor identified as Ajay Bore was reported as missing. The fire spread to the neighbouring Vineet Textiles, injuring two employees Indrajeet Tiwari and Nandan Singh, both

40. Both sustained around 40 per cent burns and have been admitted to a private hospital. Nandan Singh is said to be in critical state.

The cause of the fire could not be ascertained. It is believed that some chemicals leaked and caused the fire and subsequent explosion.

SOURCE: CIHAN