New Delhi: At least 5 people were killed and several critically injured after a massive blast in a boiler ripped through Manas Agro Industries and Sugar Ltd. plant at Bela on Saturday. Also Read - Mumbai: One Dead, 4 Injured After Part of Building Collapses in Chembur
As per a report by News18, the deceased were all residents of Wadgaon village. They were identified as Mangesh Prabhakar Naukarkar (21), Liladhar Wamanrao Shende (42), Vasudeo Ladi (30), Sachin Prakash Waghmare (24) and Prafull Pandurang Moon (25). Also Read - This Maharashtra Village Doesn't Sell Milk, But Distributes it for Free of Cost; Know Why
Notably, the factory, which is now part of the Manas Group, and was earlier known as Purti Power and Sugar Factory, owned by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari’s family. Also Read - Coronavirus Deaths in Maharashtra Cross 18,000 Mark; 293 New Fatalities Take State's Toll to 18,050
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