Five killed in Vadodara factory blast
The site of a blast at an industrial and medical gas manufacturing company in at Padra in Vadodara district of Gujarat, on January 11, 2020. IANS

Five killed in Vadodara factory blast

Vadodara, January 11, 2020

Five people were killed on the spot and many injured after a blast occurred at an industrial and medical gas manufacturing company in Gujarat's Vadodara district on Saturday.

The explosion took place at around 11.00 a.m. at Aims Industries Limited in Padra, said police.

The company manufactures industrial and medical grade gases ranging from Oxygen, Nitrogen, Argon, Carbon Dioxide and various mixtures associated with it.

Several of the injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital, an official from Vadu police station said.

The fire brigade has been pressed into service, he said, adding that relief and rescue operations are underway.

IANS

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