Four injured as gas pipe bursts at manufacturing unit in Saharanpur

  • | Sunday | 19th November, 2023

MEERUT: Four workers, including three women, sustained burn injuries after a gas pipeline at a medicine manufacturing unit burst in Gagalheri region of Saharanpur on Friday.According to police, the company manufactures medicines for animals. The workers were busy in operations when the pipe burst and injured them. They were rushed to the district hospital for treatment, where doctors described their condition as stable."I could see fire on the ground and before I could react, it reached my feet, said Kashmiri Devi, one of the victims.Police sources said that around 30 workers were in the unit at the time of the accident. Three fire tenders were dispatched to control the fire that was doused within an hour.Gagalheri police station SHO Sunil Kumar said, None of the workers were burnt beyond 20 % and fire was brought under control in time. All injured were locals. Meanwhile, the fire office is conducting an inquiry into the reasons that led to the fire.

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