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    India: Two chemical accidents in 3 days have killed 12 people

    • Last Update: 2022-05-15
    • Source: Internet
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      In just three days, two chemical plant production safety accidents occurred in India, killing at least 12 people and injuring more than a dozen others
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      At about 3:00 am local time on the 11th, an explosion occurred at a chemical plant in the Baruch district of Gujarat, India, killing six workers
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    The accident happened in the Dahej industrial area, about 235 kilometers from Ahmedabad city

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      Local police said the six victims were working near the reactor when the explosion occurred during solvent distillation operations
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      On the evening of April 13, local time, a fire broke out at a chemical plant in the Elulu region of Andhra Pradesh, killing 6 people and injuring 13 others
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      According to foreign media reports, local police said initial investigations showed that the fire was caused by a chemical leak
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    Five workers died on the spot and another died in hospital from severe burns

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    Thirteen hospitalized workers are in critical condition, with burns covering 80 percent of the area

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      The factory where the incident occurred, Porus Labs, is a privately held company specializing in the development and production of APIs and specialty chemicals
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