Owner killed in explosion at plastic sheet factory in MP

A factory owner was killed and two others were injured following a blast in a plastic sheet manufacturing unit in Govindpura industrial area here, police said on Saturday.

Bhopal: A factory owner was killed and two others were injured following a blast in a plastic sheet manufacturing unit in Govindpura industrial area here, police said on Saturday.

The incident occured last evening when the unit owner identified as Devendra Gupta (40) accidentally mixed a chemical with another resulting in an explosion causing grievous injuries to him and two labourers, Ashoka Garden police station in-charge, Rupesh Dubey told reporters here.
Gupta later succumbed to his injuries while the two labourers are undergoing treatment in a hospital.

A case has been registered in this regard and further investigations are on.

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