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Explosion at power plant kills 4 in southern India

Christian Fernsby ▼ | July 1, 2020
At least 4 people died and 17 others injured in a boiler explosion at a thermal power plant in southern India, local media reported.
Neyveli Lignite plant
Tragedy   Neyveli Lignite plant
All the injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital after the explosion at the boiler in stage-2 of the Neyveli Lignite plant at the Cuddalore district in southern India's Tamil Nadu state, according to private broadcaster NDTV.

Topics: Explosion India

This is the second boiler blast in the plant, where another boiler had exploded in May.

Fire-fighting teams have been rushed to the rescue operations following the blast.

Cause of the blast is yet to be ascertained.