New Delhi: At least two people died and six others were injured in an explosion at a chemical factory on Wednesday in Dheku area of Maharashtra’s Raigad district. Also Read - Maharashtra: 35 Percent Schools Reopen After 8 Months, Only 5 Percent Students Attend

The powerful explosion took place around 2.40 am in the chemical factory. Also Read - This Time Swearing-in Will be Held at Appropriate Hour: Fadnavis Exudes Confidence of Forming Govt in Maharashtra

A 32-year-old woman died in the blast while her husband and three children were severely injured. Two other workers were injured and have been admitted to the municipal hospital for treatment, as per officials. Also Read - COVID-19: PM Modi Holds Virtual Meeting With States, Home Minister Amit Shah Also Present

Fire is under control now and the Khopoli Police Station is investigating the incident, they added.

(With ANI inputs)