Four killed in pharmaceutical unit reactor blast in Hyderabad factory

Hyderabad: Four workers were charred to death when a reactor exploded in manufacturing unit of pharmaceutical firm in Maheswaram on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Monday, police said.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

Two others were injured in the explosion that occurred in Asita pharma and drugs factory in Mankhal industrial area of Maheswaram in Ranga Reddy district.

The explosion caused huge fire. Four workers who were working near the reactor were charred to death. The injured were rushed to a hospital.

The deceased have been identified as Kosaram, 26, Dasru Rai, 24, Deva, 23, and Jogaram, 25.

They all hailed from Chhattisgarh.

IANS


Updated Date: Feb 08, 2016 10:28 AM

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