8 Killed In Fire At Chemical Factory Near Delhi


Eight people died in a fire at a chemical factory in Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur district. Police and fire-engines have rushed to the spot and rescue operations are on.

Some other workers suffered injuries in the explosion that took place at the factory located in the Dholana area of the district.

Reports say some labourers could be trapped inside the factory.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has conveyed his condolences to the bereaved families, his office stated in a tweet in Hindi.

“The chief minister has directed district administration officers to go to the spot and oversee rescue and relief measures and extend all possible help to the victims and their families,” the CM’s office tweeted.

UP cabinet minister Nand Gopal Gupta ‘Nandi’ said that six workers died in the explosion at the factory’s boiler.

“May God give peace to the departed souls and strength to the bereaved families to bear the immense loss. I wish speedy recovery to the injured,” the minister tweeted.

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