New Delhi: At least three persons were injured after an explosion took place in a bogie tank at the wagon workshop in Assam’s New Bongaigaon area.Also Read - Assam Tightens COVID Curbs, Non-Vaccinated People Banned From Visiting Public Places

According to the New Bongaigaon workshop branch Secretary of the Northeast Frontier Railway Dipak Sharma, among the injured, two have been identified as Subhash Ray, 54, and Nandeswar Singha, 55. Also Read - First Time Since 1996, ULFA (I) Decides Not To Call 'Assam Bandh' on Republic Day, CM Himanta Welcomes Decision

“The blast occurred when the workers were fixing the oil tank,” he added. The injured have been admitted at the New Bongaigaon Railway Hospital. Also Read - Will Assam Impose Stern Covid Curbs Amid Current Situation? Here's What CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Said

Speaking on the matter, a factory staff said, “Cleaning of tanks was done by our staff members and now it is being outsourced. It’s not cleaned properly. We had filed a complaint regarding safety concerns.”

More details awaited