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Fire at ONGC near Navi Mumbai; 7 injured

Seven persons were injured, five of them seriously, when fire broke out at an Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) set up at Uran.

india Updated: Apr 03, 2006 22:36 IST

Seven persons were injured, five of them seriously, when fire broke out at an Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) set up at Uran near Navi Mumbai on Monday evening when a shutdown job was in progress.

The injured persons were contract labourers who were pressed into the job at unit C-2 of ONGC at Uran, some 80 kms from, police said.

According to Navi Mumbai police sources, fire broke out at one of the ONGC oil pipelines during the shutdown job.

The injured have been admitted to Mahatma Gandhi Memorial hospital near Uran.

The fire was contained by fire engines sent from Uran Fire Station as well as by the local fire fighting set up of the ONGC, police sources added.