Sunday 1 September 2019 - 07:20

12 dead, 50 injured in chemical factory blast in India

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Chemical factory blast in India
Chemical factory blast in India
An official at Shirpur sub-district hospital in Dhule district said that 12 people had died in the explosion. Authorities fear the overall death toll is likely to rise.

A team of National Disaster Response Force has been deployed at the site. 

"There was a 200-liter chemical barrel that exploded first, then the fire spread to other parts of the factory and there were more blasts," police officer Sanjay Ahire said. 
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