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Goa: 9 injured in blast at Tuem Industrial Estate's factory

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North Goa (Goa) [India] | January 12, 2019 6:11:34 PM IST
Nine people sustained injuries following a blast in a cement block factory at Tuem Industrial Estate on Saturday.

Out of the nine workers, three are said to be in a critical condition while the rest have sustained minor injuries.

Elaborating upon the incident, Pernem Police Inspector Sandesh Chodankar told ANI, "The incident took place at around 12 noon. More than a dozen workers were present at the spot. All three workers who were seriously injured in the blast have been taken to Goa Medical College and Hospital. A case will be filed against the owner and management of the factory"

Estimated loss due to the blast is reportedly Rs 25 lakh which includes damages to the factory, a car, a tempo and two bikes. An adjacent factory too has sustained some damages due to the blast. (ANI)

 
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