An explosion at an Indian power plant killed 20 people and injured up to 100 in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, authorities said, in one of the country’s deadliest industrial accidents in years. More than 20 survivors suffered severe burns in the blast in the coal-fired plant operated by state-run NTPC (NTPC.NS), and casualty numbers would probably rise, state police said. The 1,550-megawatt (MW) plant in the town of Unchahar supplies electricity to nine states, according to NTCP’s website. But the company said other facilities would make up the ...
Uttar Pradesh NTPC blast: 20 killed, 100 injured, death toll may rise
More than 20 survivors suffered severe burns in the blast in the coal-fired plant operated by state-run NTPC
Uttar Pradesh Ntpc Blast
Reuters Last Updated at November 2, 2017 08:18 IST