Explosion at Illegal Plastic Factory Kills 2 and Injures MoreExplosion at Illegal Plastic Factory Kills 2 and Injures More
A fire led to the explosion on Wednesday early evening.
September 21, 2023
Two people were killed and four others sustained injuries on Wednesday evening after a fire led to an explosion at an illegally run plastic factory in outer Delhi’s Bawana Industrial Area, police officers said. The owner of the factory was detained immediately after the incident, reported the Hindustan Times.
Delhi Fire Services (DFS) officials said they received a call about a fire at the factory at 4:45 p.m. local time, after which six fire tenders were rushed to the spot.
“At 5:10 p.m., a blast occurred in the same factory during the process of making plastic granules from cigarette lighters scrap. Altogether, six people were seriously injured in the blast. All of them were shifted to MV hospital, where two were declared deceased by the doctors. The other four, who sustained injuries, are under observation,” said a DFS officer who asked not to be named.
Police said the cause of the blast is yet tobe determined.
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