Punjab: 2 Killed, 4 Injured in Blast at Steel Factory in Ludhiana

Guwahati: In a tragic incident, two persons were killed and four others were critically injured after an explosion in a steel factory in Ludhiana of Punjab on Tuesday.

The deceased identified as Vinay Singh and Rahul Kumar, residents of Uttar Pradesh.

Meanwhile, the injured have been admitted at a private hospital in Doraha for better treatment.

Station House Officer (SHO) Gurmeet Singh said that the police received information from the hospital that there was a blast in a boiler in a steel factory.

“The police team immediately reached the spot. Two workers died during treatment. While four workers are injured,” Singh said.

Moreover, a forensic team has been dispatched to the area and samples will be obtained.

An FIR has been registered against the owners of the company and an investigation is underway into the case.

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