Series of blasts near Mumbai in pharma unit

Series of blasts near Mumbai in pharma unit

MUMBAI - Three workers died and 15 were injured due to a series of blasts in the unit, causing damages to at least six nearby chemical units in the chemical zone of the Boisar MIDC in Mumbai .

The Boisar MIDC police have registered an FIR against the fire officer of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Tarapur for allegedly ignoring the Palghar district collector’s call to rush fire personnel to quell the raging blasts in a pharma unit in Boisar MIDC on Thursday night, Hindustan Times has reported.

Vikas Gajre, sub-divisional magistrate, Palghar had lodged a police complaint in the matter on the orders of Palghar district collector Dr Prashant Narnaware.

The FIR has been registered against Suhas Sambhaji Borkar, the fire officer of Barc, Tarapur.

New Delhi