Raipur: At least six workers were killed and 14 other injured Tuesday in a blast at the Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh’s Durg district, police said.
The blast took place in a pipeline near coke oven section of the plant in Bhilai town, located around 30 km from the state capital Raipur, a local police official told PTI.
PTI reported death of six workers in the explosion and injuries to fourteen others.
Police personnel and a rescue team rushed to the spot, the official said, adding that the injured were taken to a local hospital.
Further details are awaited.
The plant is operated by the state-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL).