6 labourers killed in blast at factory in Gujarat's Bharuch

The blast that occurred at the reactor plant was followed by a fire incident. Police, fire team, and others controlled the fire.

6 labourers killed in blast at factory in Gujarat's Bharuch
6 labourers killed in blast at factory in Gujarat's Bharuch . Courtesy: ANI

Bharuch: At least six labourers were killed due to the blast at the reactor plant of Om Organics firm in the Bharuch district. 

The blast that occurred at the reactor plant was followed by a fire incident. Police, fire team, and others controlled the fire. The Police are probing if there was any negligence. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed deep grief over the loss of lives due to a mishap at a factory in Bharuch, Gujarat. PM Modi has also announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 2 Lakhs to the next kin of the deceased and Rs. 50,000 to those injured in the incident from Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF).

The Prime Minister's Office tweeted; "PM @narendramodi has expressed grief on the loss of lives due to a mishap at a factory in Bharuch. He extends condolences to the bereaved families. An ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh each from PMNRF would be given to the next of kin of the deceased. The injured would be given Rs. 50,000."