Fire at factory of UPL at Jhagadia GIDC in Bharuch, 2 labourers died

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In the fire incident at a factory of United Phosphorus Limited (UPL) at Jhagadia GIDC in Bharuch district on Tuesday, Two labourers died, five others went missing, and over 30 incurred burn injuries.

Due to the blast, window panes in different houses in the neighbouring villages like Dadheda, Phoolwadi, Kapalsadi, were broken. The company has been given closure notice by the Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health (DISH).

Bharuch Collector M D Modiya said, “The fire was brought under control. Two labourers died while five others are still missing and eight are still admitted at the Jayaben Modi hospital.”

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