Molten Metal Kills Two at Timco Steel in Nalagarh in Himachal
Hindustan Times reported that two workers died and five were injured in a furnace blast at Timco Steel factory at Dabhota in the industrial town of Nalagarh in Solan district on the border of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab 11:30 PM on Thursday night. Two of the injured, who were in a critical condition, were rushed to Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh. They succumbed to injuries there. Those with minor injuries are undergoing treatment at Lord Mahavira Hospital in Nalagarh.
Nalagarh sub divisional magistrate Mr Mahender Pal Gujjar said “We received information at 1AM about the blast in the furnace of the factory at Dabhota. Molten material fell on the workers. Condition of one more worker is serious.”
Police has registered a case against the factory owner. The local government has provided INR 5,000 to the injured laborers and INR 10,000 to the families of the deceased.