Boiler blast in Dombivli near Mumbai leaves 5 dead, 125 injured

Fire fighters are seen trying to douse the fire at the site of a blast at a chemical factory in Dombivli near Mumbai. The incident took place on Thursday.

FP Staff May 27, 2016 11:55:09 IST
Boiler blast in Dombivli near Mumbai leaves 5 dead, 125 injured
Boiler blast in Dombivli near Mumbai leaves 5 dead 125 injured

Five people died and 125 sustained injuries in the blast. LNN News Network

Boiler blast in Dombivli near Mumbai leaves 5 dead 125 injured

Fire fighters are seen trying to douse the fire at the site of a blast at a chemical factory in Dombivli near Mumbai. The incident took place on Thursday. LNN News Network

Boiler blast in Dombivli near Mumbai leaves 5 dead 125 injured

The blast was mistaken as an earthquake by nearby residents who fled to nearby areas for safety. LNN News Network

Boiler blast in Dombivli near Mumbai leaves 5 dead 125 injured

Fifteen fire-tenders and water tankers were pressed into service following the blaze. LNN News Network

Boiler blast in Dombivli near Mumbai leaves 5 dead 125 injured

The shock waves due to the boiler blast shook buildings and shattered glass panes in more than a 2km radius surrounding the area. LNN News Network

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