Five dead and six injured in a blast at Alang ship-breaking yard in Gujarat

Written by Express news service | Ahmedabad | Updated: Jun 28 2014, 23:31pm hrs
Blast(Suggestive Image) The incident happened in around 11 am when a blast happened as the ship breaking was in progress. Reuters
Five persons have died and six others have been injured in an accident that happened at the ship-breaking yard at Alang in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat, official sources said.

The incident happened in around 11 am when a blast happened as the ship breaking was in progress at plot number 140 inside the ship breaking yard, said a official of the Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB). The injured have been rushed to Bhavnagar, the official added.