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Chemical leak kills three workers of company in Palghar

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

leak at an industrial unit in district resulted in the death of three workers on Sunday, police said.

The incident took place around 4 pm at the unit, a company, in Boisar MIDC of Tarapur, when work of filling the was on, an said.

After being alerted about the leak, the fire brigade personnel rushed to the spot and launched a rescue operation and the unit was vacated, he said.

"The workers apparently died due to the reaction of the chemical," Janardan Prabhkar, of Boisar police station told

The deceased were identified as Prabhakar Khadse (59), Dattatraya Ghule (25), and Raghunath Gorai (25), an said.

The exact cause of the deaths will be ascertained after the post-mortem, he said.

"The chemical that had got leaked is being identified," the said.

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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 21:21 IST