Two suffer burns in factory fire
Bangalore, April 15, 2014, DHNS: 1:25 IST
Two workers at a pharmaceutical factory sustained burns after a major fire broke out on the premises in Peenya II Stage on Tuesday afternoon.
Abhishek and Manjunath were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. They are out of danger, the police said.
More than 105 workers, who were inside the Anglo-French Drug Industries when the incident occurred, managed to rush to safety.
The factory, owned by Abhay K—a native of Mumbai— employs close to 200 workers. A section of the workers was busy mixing chemicals at a laboratory when an explosion occurred and the fire spread rapidly.
Seven fire tenders battled the blaze for over two hours before they succeeded, said a regional fire officer. The factory management is yet to lodge a complaint, the police said.
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