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8 persons killed after explosion in chemical factory in India

Christian Fernsby ▼ | January 12, 2020
Eight persons have died and several more are feared trapped following an explosion in a factory in Tarapur Industrial Area, 111 km from Mumbai in Palghar district of India's South Western state of Maharashtra on Saturday evening.
Explosion in a factory in Tarapur Industrial Area
Tragedy in India   Explosion in a factory in Tarapur Industrial Area
A local police official confirmed the death of eight persons and fire fighting operations were underway.

Topics: Explosion chemical factory India

The blast was so severe that the noise could be heard at a distance of 25 to 30 km, local media reported.

Electricity in the area was cut off as a precautionary measure.


 

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