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Steel minister expresses anguish over blast incident at SAIL's Bhilai Plant

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Chaudhary Tuesday expressed anguish over the blast incident at SAIL's Plant in in which nine people lost their lives while 14 others were injured.

The directed of State for Vishnu Deo Sai, and to rush to this evening to take stock of the situation and offer all possible help to the bereaved families, according to a steel ministry's release.

The is closely monitoring the situation, the release said.

Nine people were killed and 14 others injured Tuesday in a blast at the Steel Plant in Durg district of Chhattisgarh, according to the police.

The explosion took place around 10:30 am in a connected to the coke oven section of the plant in Bhilai town, around 30 km away from the state capital, of Police (Durg Range) G P Singh told

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 20:15 IST