Main hearth reported in chemical manufacturing facility in Hyderabad


Naveen S Garewal

Tribune News Service

Hyderabad, December 12

A major fire on Saturday was reported in a chemical factory in Hyderabad.

The police said eight people had been injured in the fire that broke out at Vindhya Organics Private Limited.

The fire was reported from the Industrial Development Authority, Bollarum, on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

Many workers are reported to be trapped in the factory.

Sources said they heard a huge explosion and then a ball of fire. Officials have rushed to the spot.

A senior police official said the fire apparently broke out when a solvent kept for chemical activity caught fire.

The injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital even as the rescue officials are trying to ascertain the exact damage.



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