Maharashtra: 5 killed, several wounded in boiler blast


At least five workers reportedly were killed and several others have been critically wounded in a boiler explosion in a factory at Bela in Maharashtra.

A massive blast in a boiler was reported in Manas Agro Industries and Sugar Ltd. plant, officials said as reported in a News 18 report. According to a police official, the factory, which is part of the Manas Group and was earlier known as Purti Power and Sugar Factory, is owned by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari’s family.

More details awaited.

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