The deceased, Ram Babu, was a native of Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad. His body was mutilated in the blast, police said. His body has been sent to the Civil Hospital for a post-mortem examination.
The company manufactures spare parts for automobile companies. The incident took place when a spark from the casting unit came in contact with a gas cylinder. The management and the workers were asked to immediately move out and the fire brigade rushed to the spot.
“A police team is investigating whether LPG is allowed to be used in factories,” assistant commissioner of police (Manesar) Bir Singh said.