Major fire breaks out at ONGC’s Navi Mumbai factory: 5 killed, 3 injured

Major fire breaks out at ONGC’s Navi Mumbai factory: 5 killed, 3 injured

4:33 AM, 3rd September 2019
Major fire breaks out at ONGC’s Navi Mumbai factory

MUMBAI, INDIA: At least five persons were killed and three others injured after a fire broke out at the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation's (ONGC) plant in Navi Mumbai township of Maharashtra, India on Tuesday, police said.

The blaze erupted around 7 am in the gas processing plant of the ONGC located in Uran area of neighbouring Navi Mumbai, an official said.

"Two persons have been killed in the mishap," Navi Mumbai's Commissioner of Police Sanjay Kumar told PTI.

Several fire brigade teams rushed to the spot, he said, adding that rescue operation was underway.

More details are awaited.

Source: PTI

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