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40 injured in Haryana automotive spares factory explosion
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40 injured in Haryana automotive spares factory explosion

| @indiablooms | 16 Mar 2024, 11:34 pm

Rewari (Haryana): More than 40 workers were rushed to hospitals due to burn injuries after an explosion at an automotive spare parts factory in Haryana on Saturday, media reports said.

The incident occurred approximately at 5:50 pm when a boiler ruptured in the dust collector at the Life Long Company in Dharuhera, a significant industrial center in Rewari District, news agency ANI reported.

There have been no reported fatalities so far, according to a senior official.

Footage from the scene depicted people fleeing through the factory gate as plumes of smoke billowed into the evening sky.

The injured have been hospitalized at the Sir Shadi Lal Trauma Center.

"A boiler has exploded in a factory in Dharuhera, Rewari. We have alerted the hospitals. We have sent the ambulance to the factory. Several people have burn injuries. Around 40 people are injured and there is one serious patient who has been referred to Rohtak...," Dr Surender Yadav, Civil Surgeon, told news agency ANI.

In the incident, one patient sustained serious injuries and was referred to Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS), Rohtak, the report said.

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