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Explosion in Bhilai Steel Plant; 9 killed, 14 injured, rescue operation underway

An explosion occurred at Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, killing nine people and injuring 14 other workers. A rescue team has been rushed to the spot and the injured taken to a local hospital, police said. The explosion took place around 10:30 am in a gas pipeline connected to the coke oven section, around 30 km away from the state capital, Inspector General of Police (Durg Range) G P Singh told PTI.

Updated : 09 October 2018, 01:33 PM