CHITTORGARH, Sep 30 : At least 15 people were left injured after a boiler exploded at a Birla Cement plant in Chittorgarh district’s Chanderiya on Sunday.
Out of the 15 wounded, 11 of them are said to be critically injured. District Collector said “The critically injured have more than 70% burns, referred them to Ravindra Nath Tagore Medical College, Udaipur.”
The injured were rushed to hospitals. Police reached the hospital after receiving information about the accident.
“The coal caught fire as the temperature rose in the coil plant. Later, after the explosion, the burning coal fell on the people working below. There were about 15 people who are reported to be burnt,” police said.
Newly appointed Chittorgarh District Collector Chetan Ram Deora visited the hospital to enquire about the condition and treatment of the injured.
“The critically injured have more than 70 per cent burns. We have referred them to Ravindra Nath Tagore Medical College, Udaipur,” said Deora.
” We have started an administrative level inquiry into the matter. We will get the report within 10 days. Legal action will be taken against those who were found to be negligent. Police is also investigating the matter ,” he said.