Erode: Two workers, including a woman, of a
textile processing and calendering factory were killed and
four other workers sustained serious injuries in an explosion
at the factory here.
Calendering and processing were being undertaken using
steam at the factory located in Sathyamangalam main road here
near Veerappanchatram yesterday when the steam boiler suddenly
exploded, police said.
Boiler man Moorthy, 40, who was standing near the boiler
was killed on the spot while folding worker Vani, 38, also
died after being hit by the lid of the boiler.
Four other workers sustained serious injuries and were
rushed to hospital.