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Thick fumes seen billowing after the explosion inside Vindhya Organics in Bollarum on Saturday.(Sourced Photo)

Most workers at lunch, major tragedy averted at Hyderabad explosion site: TRS legislator

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 07:40 PM IST
Only 10 employees were working at Vindhya Organics in the industrial development area in Bollarum of Sangareddy district when the explosion took place in the afternoon and eight of them sustained injuries as they ran out of the unit when the fire broke out.
A blanket of thick black smoke engulfed the area after the blaze.(ANI)
A blanket of thick black smoke engulfed the area after the blaze.(ANI)

Pune: Major fire at chemical factory; no casualty

Pune, Maharashtra | By PTI | Posted by: Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2020 04:02 PM IST
No casualty was reported in the incident as the plant, located in Kurkumbh MIDC on Pune-Solapur Road, was closed, a fire brigade official said.
The Centre for Science and Environment said that the leak in the Vizag plant seems to have happened because of the haste to restart it without carrying out proper maintenance work(PTI)
The Centre for Science and Environment said that the leak in the Vizag plant seems to have happened because of the haste to restart it without carrying out proper maintenance work(PTI)

Vizag is a wake-up call to ensure industrial safety | HT Editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 10:02 PM IST
Vizag is a wake-up call. Institute regulatory compliance
A boy affected by a chemical gas leak is carried for medical treatment in Vishakhapatnam, India, Thursday, May 7, 2020.(AP photo)
A boy affected by a chemical gas leak is carried for medical treatment in Vishakhapatnam, India, Thursday, May 7, 2020.(AP photo)

11 dead, over 1,000 fall sick after gas leak at Andhra Pradesh chemical plant

Hindustan Times, Visakhapatnam | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 03:08 PM IST
The incident happened at around 3 am at LG Polymers Ltd at Gopalapatnam, when people in the nearby colonies were fast asleep.
Three persons were killed and 30 others injured when a boiler of a private digester chemical factory exploded in Jhajjar’s Bahadurgarh industrial area on Friday. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Three persons were killed and 30 others injured when a boiler of a private digester chemical factory exploded in Jhajjar’s Bahadurgarh industrial area on Friday. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Three killed, 30 injured in boiler explosion in Haryana’s Jhajjar

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By Sunil Rahar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2020 08:03 PM IST
The incident took place when the building of the factory collapsed after the boiler exploded and three labourers were killed after the debris fell on them. Even the building of adjoining four factories also caught fire and got damaged.
The chemical factory after the fire was doused.(HT Photo)
The chemical factory after the fire was doused.(HT Photo)

Dombivli factory fire that triggered 100 explosions put out after 15 hours

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sajana Nambiar
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 10:32 AM IST
An inquiry will be conducted to investigate whether the factory was following fire safety regulations, said Thane collector.
The cause of the fire at the chemical factory is yet to ascertained.(Rishikesh Chaudhary /HT Photo)
The cause of the fire at the chemical factory is yet to ascertained.(Rishikesh Chaudhary /HT Photo)

Chemical factory near Mumbai catches fire, explosions fan blaze

Hindustan Times, Dombivli | By Sajana Nambiar
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 04:25 PM IST
The fire department despatched four fire engine to fight the blaze at Dombivli near Mumbai
The scene from the accident site. (HT photo)
The scene from the accident site. (HT photo)

6 killed in blast at chemical factory near Mumbai

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2020 11:19 PM IST
The Boisar MIDC Fire Brigade as well as Palghar civic,Tarapur Atomic Power Station fire brigade are at the spot controlling the fire.
The deafening sound of the explosion was heard by the people in the residential colonies located a kilometre away from the factory and smoke engulfed the entire area.(ANI PHOTO.)
The deafening sound of the explosion was heard by the people in the residential colonies located a kilometre away from the factory and smoke engulfed the entire area.(ANI PHOTO.)

Two killed, two hurt as reactor in chemical factory explodes in Hyderabad

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 09:31 PM IST
Eyewitnesses told the police that about 20 people were injured were shifted to Gandhi Hospital for treatment. They were working in the chemical factory when the blast occurred at around 3 pm. The roof of the factory shed was blown into pieces which were scattered all over the place.
Fire rises out of a burning chemical factory after a cylinder explosion in Dhule, Saturday, Aug 31, 2019(PTI Photo)
Fire rises out of a burning chemical factory after a cylinder explosion in Dhule, Saturday, Aug 31, 2019(PTI Photo)

Thirteen dead in Dhule factory fire: Maharashtra government orders probe

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Surendra P Gangan
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 06:24 PM IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister has announced an ex-gratia assistance of Rs 5 lakh to the next of kin to the dead
At least eight workers were feared killed on Saturday morning in explosion of cylinders at a chemical factory in Dhule district of Maharashtra(ANI/Twitter)
At least eight workers were feared killed on Saturday morning in explosion of cylinders at a chemical factory in Dhule district of Maharashtra(ANI/Twitter)

13 killed, 58 injured after gas cylinders explode at Maharashtra chemical unit

Mumbai/Shirpur | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 12:01 PM IST
At least 100 workers were present in the chemical factory, Rumit Chemsynth Pvt Ltd, in Waghadi village in Shirpur taluka when the explosion occurred around 9:45 am, a senior police officer told PTI.
Emergency personnel help a student as she arrives at an evacuation center at Pasir Gudang district in Johor state, Malaysia, Tuesday, June 25, 2019.(AP)
Emergency personnel help a student as she arrives at an evacuation center at Pasir Gudang district in Johor state, Malaysia, Tuesday, June 25, 2019.(AP)

Schools closed in Malaysia after toxic fumes lead to several falling ill

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 01:59 PM IST
Residents first noticed the fumes wafting across the industrial area late last week and many people, including schoolchildren, started vomiting and developing breathing difficulties.
The fire was reported around 11:30 am Monday.(Credit: Vipin Kumar/ HT photo)
The fire was reported around 11:30 am Monday.(Credit: Vipin Kumar/ HT photo)

Fire breaks out at chemical factory in Delhi’s Naraina

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2019 01:32 PM IST
The fire broke out at a factory in Naraina Industrial Area, near Payal cinema.
Fire breaks out in east Delhi(ANI photo)
Fire breaks out in east Delhi(ANI photo)

Massive fire breaks out at chemical factory in east Delhi, 26 fire engines are at the spot

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 09:09 PM IST
The cause of the fire is said to be a short circuit, according to ANI. No casualty has been reported so far.
Damaged houses are seen on the following day at the site of an explosion at a machinery plant, in Liaoyuan, Jilin province, China onNovember 24, 2018.(Reuters/Representative Image)
Damaged houses are seen on the following day at the site of an explosion at a machinery plant, in Liaoyuan, Jilin province, China onNovember 24, 2018.(Reuters/Representative Image)

Explosion near chemical plant in China leaves 22 dead, injures several

Beijing | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2018 08:09 AM IST
The incident near Hebei Shenghua Chemical Co. in Zhangjiakou, a city some 200 kilometres (124 miles) northwest of Beijing, burned 50 large and small trucks, the local propaganda department said on its Weibo social media account.
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the trial court to complete the proceedings within a year.(AFP)
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the trial court to complete the proceedings within a year.(AFP)

22 years after seven people died in Gurugram stampede, Supreme Court orders trial to resume

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2018 02:05 PM IST
The case pertains to a blast in June 1996, in a chemical factory. Forty-five workers, who were present in the factory, ran for their safety and in the resulting mayhem seven of them died in a stampede. A murder case was lodged by workers against the directors of the company.
Villagers also claim to have seen some people take away the fish for consumption.(HT Photo)
Villagers also claim to have seen some people take away the fish for consumption.(HT Photo)

Hundreds of dead fish surface in Punjab’s Swan river

Hindustan Times, Nangal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2018 09:16 AM IST
The Swan merges with the Sutlej river near Saidpur village, around 10km downstream from Nangran, and there was apprehension that dead fish could surface in the Sutlej also, sources with the department added.
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