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5 dead, 57 injured in chemical factory explosion in Gujarat

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 08:13 PM, 3 June 2020  

Black smoke rises from the factory after the explosion

Black smoke rises from the factory after the explosion

At least five workers died and about 57 suffered burn injuries in a massive boiler explosion that rocked a chemical factory in Gujarat, India. 

The accident took place in Dahej, a special economic zone in the state, on Wednesday, the country's local media Times of India reported. However, the cause of the boiler explosion is not yet known.

Meanwhile, the injured are being treated at various nearby hospitals, authorities said. 

The death toll could rise further as the condition of some of the injured is critical.

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