Five killed in explosion in paper mill factory

Five labourers working in a paper mill were killed after an explosion in a heavy machinery in Malerkotla in Punjab`s Sangrur district on Saturday.

Chandigarh: Five labourers working in a paper mill were killed after an explosion in a heavy machinery in Malerkotla in Punjab`s Sangrur district on Saturday.

A police official in Malerkotla said the labourers were working close to the heavy machinery which malfunctioned leading to the explosion.

A labourer was injured and has been hospitalised, he said, adding further investigations were on.
PTI

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