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12 injured in blast at Bhilai Steel Plant

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

At least 12 workers were injured Tuesday in a blast at the Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh's district, police said.

The blast took place in a pipeline near coke oven section of the plant in town, located around 30 km from the state capital Raipur, a local police told

"At least 12 people sustained burn injuries in the explosion," he said.

Police personnel and a rescue team rushed to the spot, the said, adding that the injured were taken to a local hospital.

Further details are awaited.

The plant is operated by the state-run Limited (SAIL).

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 13:00 IST