Five workers injured after explosion at Bharat Chemicals plant in Maharashtra's Palghar
An explosion took place at the Bharat Chemicals factory in Maharashtra's Palghar district on Saturday night, news agencies reported, adding that fire tenders were rushed to the spot to bring the situation under control. At least five workers were reported to be injured in a fire sparked by the explosion. They were later shifted to the nearby Thunga hospital in the district for treatment, agencies said.
The Bharat Chemicals plant is located at the Boisar Tarapur Industrial area of Palghar district in Maharashtra.
The Palghar blast took place at 11:30pm on Saturday, PTI reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Officials were reported to have reached the spot for rescue and relief operations, but are yet to ascertain the exact cause of the explosion.