Employee injured in accident at Khadki ammunition factory in Pune

  • A high-level inquiry has been ordered following the incident which took place on Monday afternoon at one of the production sections, a defense release said on Tuesday.
The cause of the accident is being ascertained by ordering an immediate higher-level departmental enquiry, the defence release stated. (REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE)
The cause of the accident is being ascertained by ordering an immediate higher-level departmental enquiry, the defence release stated. (REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE)
Published on Jan 25, 2022 07:47 PM IST
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An employee of the Ammunition Factory Khadki (AFK) near Pune was injured in an accident during the drying of explosives, a defense release said on Tuesday. 

A high-level inquiry has been ordered following the incident which took place on Monday afternoon at one of the production sections, it said. 

The injured personnel was identified as a junior, who works manager DR Thakre. He has been hospitalised, the release added. 

"The cause of the accident is being ascertained by ordering an immediate higher-level departmental enquiry," it said. 

AFK, established in 1869, presently a unit of Munitions India Limited under the Ministry of Defense, is a premier manufacturer of ammunition for the country's armed forces.

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