Blast At Chemical Factory Kills 1 In Visakhapatnam

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Visakhapatnam:  One worker was killed and 15 others were injured on Tuesday when a chemical tanker exploded at a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant, police said.

The incident took place around 11 AM in Paravada mandal in the city outskirts when nearly 35 workers were on duty and a tanker containing ammonia exploded, Circle inspector of Parawada Police station, B Ramanamurty said.

The deceased worker has not been identified yet. The injured have been admitted to a local hospital in Gajuwaka, police added.

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