The explosion took place at around 11 am at Aims Industries Limited near Gavasad village in Padra.

At least six people were killed and several injured in a blast at an industrial and medical gas manufacturing company in Padra taluka of Gujarat’s Vadodara district on Saturday, police said. The explosion took place at around 11 am at Aims Industries Limited near Gavasad village in Padra, an official from Vadu police station said.



everal were reportedly injured and have been rushed to a nearby hospital, he said

While five persons died on the spot, one succumbed to injuries at a nearby hospital.

The fire brigade has been pressed into service, he said, adding that relief and rescue operations are underway.

 

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