New Delhi: At least five people were killed and several injured after a blast took place at an industrial and medical gas manufacturing company in Padra taluka of Gujarat’s Vadodara district on Saturday. Also Read - 'State Heading Towards Health Emergency', Gujarat HC Initiates Suo Motu PIL Over Corona Situation

As per the news agency PTI, the mishap took place at around 11 AM  at AIMS Industries Limited, which manufactures industrial and medical grade gases. Also Read - 'Tika Lagao, Beer Le Jao': This Gurgaon Restaurant is Offering Free Beer to People Who Show Their Vaccine Card

While five persons died on the spot, several were reportedly injured. All the injured are undergoing treatment at a nearby hospital, a police official said. Also Read - 'Vaccine Lagwao, Sona Le Jao': Women Get Gold Nose Pins For Taking COVID-19 Vaccine in This Gujarat City!

“Multiple fire trucks have been pressed into service. Relief and rescue operations are underway”, he added.