Odisha: One worker killed, four injured as gas tank bursts

All the injured were admitted to the local hospital for treatment.

PTI| Updated: Jun 25, 2017, 20:20 PM IST

Jajpur: A worker was killed and four others were injured in a mishap at a private stainless steel plant at Kalinga Nagar Industrial Complex area in Jajpur district on Sunday. 

The mishap occurred as a gas tank in the plant burst when at least five workers were on duty at the site, police said.

While one of the workers died, four others sustained injuries. All the injured were admitted to the local hospital for treatment. Later, two of them were shifted to a private hospital at Cuttack as their condition deteriorated.

Following the mishap, tension mounted at the mill. Police are keeping a close watch on the situation, sources added.