In a tragic incident, six workers were killed in a blast at a chemical factory in Gujarat’s Bharuch district on Monday.
The blast took place in the early hours of April 11 that triggered a fire in the unit located in Dahej industrial area, some 235 km from Ahmedabad.
The incident took place around 3 am. The six victims were working near a reactor, which suddenly blew off during the solvent distillation process, said police.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed deep grief over the loss of lives due to mishap at a factory in Bharuch, Gujarat. The Prime Minister has also announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 2 Lakhs to the next kin of the deceased and Rs. 50,000 to those injured in the incident from Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF).