Death toll from NLC India boiler blast rises to 13

Death toll from NLC India boiler blast rises to 13
Death toll from NLC India boiler blast rises to 13

Hello and welcome to the details of Death toll from NLC India boiler blast rises to 13 and now with the details

Nevin Al Sukari - Sana'a - Screengrab of the NLC India website at www.nlcindia.com.

CHENNAI, July 8 — NLC India said yesterday the death toll from a boiler blast at the lignite miner and electricity generator's plant in the southern Tamil Nadu state rose to 13.

Two people injured in the blast have been discharged, a senior company official said.

The incident, which occurred last week when the unit was shut for maintenance, was the second deadly accident at the plant in two months. An independent committee and an internal probe have been launched to investigate the accident.

An accident at the same power station on May 7 killed five people and injured three.

More than three people die and at least 46 are injured every day in industrial accidents in India, according to government data for the three years ended 2016.

Data showed that Tamil Nadu, where the NLC India plant is located, is the third-most dangerous state in the country to be a worker, behind heavily industrialised Maharashtra and Gujarat.

The company said all four operational 210 MW units had been ordered to shut down for an immediate safety audit, and that the unit head of the plant had been suspended pending an inquiry by the two committees. — Reuters

These were the details of the news Death toll from NLC India boiler blast rises to 13 for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.

It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at Malay Mail and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.

PREV Shots fired in second Berlin bank robbery attempt in days
NEXT British MP Craig Whittaker accused of racism after blaming Muslims and minorities for new coronavirus lockdown