With a massive mishap in the Bhilai Steel Plant, the Minister of State for Steel Vishnu Deo Sai termed the accident as ‘unfortunate’.
He said that an internal committee has been constituted to investigate the incident.
Sai also met the victims in the hospital.
At least nine people were killed and 14 others sustained injuries after a gas pipeline blast in Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh’s Durg district on Tuesday morning.
Following the incident, Durg’s Inspector General (IG) GP Singh had informed that 14 people sustained burn injuries in the explosion and were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), in a statement, had confirmed that the fire broke out in the gas pipeline in the coke oven complex.
The statement had further said that the fire had been brought under control and all resources have been mobilised to provide adequate care. >