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25 injured in factory blast

At least 25 labourers have been injured due to an explosion in a steel factory in Muzaffarnagar.

india Updated: Jun 24, 2008 15:03 IST

At least 25 labourers were injured due to an explosion in a steel factory in Muzaffarnagar on Tuesday.

The blast, which damaged the roof of the steel factory at Bageshwar, occurred when scrap metal was being dissolved, said Deputy SP Alok Priyadarshi.

The injured were rushed to hospital where the condition of six of them was stated to be critical.

Rahul, Ombir, Vijay, Faizan, Pervin, Ravi Kumar, Kapil and Sachin were among the injured.