Sad News 13 dead and 14 injured in gas pipeline blast at Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh


29 Dec 2017
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At least thirteen people were killed and 14 injured in a gas pipeline blast in Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh's Durg district on Tuesday. The blast at the plant of the state-owned Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) took place in a pipeline near coke oven section of the plant in Bhilai town at around 10.30 am.

At least 24 employees were working at the spot when the accident occurred, Inspector General of Police (Durg Range) GP Singh said.

Soon after the blast took place, police personnel and a rescue team rushed to the spot. All victims were taken to a nearby local hospital.

Chhattisgarh: 13 dead in gas pipeline blast at Bhilai Steel Plant
It happened during maintenence job.
So, Clearly miscommunication between the maintenance team members would be the reason. As supply of gas should have been stopped before performing mentenence job.
Which I don't think was done.
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