Two workmen died in a blast in steel unit

Two workmen died in a blast in steel unit

Written By: / Tuesday, 14 July 2020 17:11

IT Correspondent
Mumbai, July 14:

Two workmen died on the spot and another was grievously injured, in a blast that occurred in a leading steel plant, engaged in the manufacturer of stainless steel products, located at Khopoli (Raigad district), about 80 kms from Mumbai, in the wee hours of Tuesday. 
A blast with loud sound occurred in a special steel division, of the India Steel Works Limited, located at Zenith Compound, at about1 AM on Tuesday. The intensity of the blast was so severe that the bodies of the deceased virtually tore into pieces and the entire area was reverberated with the sound, local people said. 
The deceased have been identified as Dinesh Chavan (55), Pramod Sharma(30). The injured workman Subhash Wanjale (55) has been admitted to MGM Hospital, Navi Mumbai, and his  condition has been described as critical.
 India Steel Works Limited, is the oldest company involved in manufacture of stainless steel products, including bars, wire rodes, billets and the work of steel melting is carried out in the huge plant. The incidents of blasts have occurred in the plant, earlier too. In the meanwhile the matter is being inquired by police and officers of the Khopoli Municipal Council.

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