Two killed, 15 injured in Punjab factory blast

March 24th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin  

Mandi Gobindgarh (Punjab), March 24 (IANS) Two workers were killed and nearly 15 injured Monday in a blast in an alloy metal factory in this industrial town of Punjab. While one worker died on the spot, another succumbed to injuries while being taken to the government hospital in the town, about 60 km from state capital Chandigarh.

The blast occurred in the boiler plant of the alloy metal factory here, the police said.

Some of the more seriously injured have been referred to the Rajindra Hospital in Patiala town, 45 km away.

Police said they were investigating the cause of the blast, though it appeared to be an accident.

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