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Labourer killed, 2 injured in blast at chemical unit

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A labourer was killed today and two others injured following an explosion at a chemical unit on the city outskirts, police said.

The mishap occurred at around 5 AM when there was a blast in a reactor at the unit, located in in Abdullapurmet area, they said.

In the explosion, Shivchand B (30) was killed on the spot while two other labourers sustained injuries and have been admitted to a hospital, Hayath Nagar police station Inspector J Narender Goud said. All of them belong from Bihar.

A police team reached the scene and was probing the incident.

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First Published: Tue, October 18 2016. 14:42 IST