Two killed in chemical factory explosion in Thane

Thane: Two persons were killed and seven others injured in an explosion at a chemical factory at Ambernath in the district today, officials said.

 Two killed in chemical factory explosion in Thane

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The mishap occurred around 1:30 pm, triggering a major fire at the unit, they said. According to a Disaster Control official, the owner of the unit, located in the industrial area, identified as S Narayan was one of the victims.

Fire was contained after five hours by around twelve fire engines, he said.

PTI

Updated Date: Mar 25, 2014 22:06:47 IST