Bharuch: A major blast took place in the UPL-5 company’s plant at Jhaghadiya in Gujarat’s Bharuch district on Tuesday. The blast was heard in over a 10 km radius.
Locals from Dadheda, Jhagadia, and other areas reported earthquake-like shaking.
The cause of the blast is being determined as a boiler explosion. As of now, 24 people are injured, with no report of fatalities.
The 24 people have been shifted to Ankleshwar and Vadodara. A massive fire had broken out following the blast for which teams from nearby districts of fire emergency services were immediately sent to Bharuch.