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5 Killed, Several Injured in Sugar Plant Explosion

Five workers were killed and several others critically injured in an explosion at a sugar plant in India.

Five workers were killed and several others critically injured Saturday in a boiler explosion at the Manas Agro Industries and Sugar Ltd. plant in India's Nagpur district.

According to a company spokesperson, a biogas leakage in the bio-digester during welding work led to the blast at about 2:15 p.m.

All five of the deceased sustained serious injuries and died at the scene, according to police reports.

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