1. Two killed, 13 injured in explosion at Gulf Oil Corporation Ltd in Hyderabad

Two killed, 13 injured in explosion at Gulf Oil Corporation Ltd in Hyderabad

Two people were killed and at least 13 others suffered burn injuries, after an "explosion" at the premises of Gulf Oil Corporation Ltd...

By: | Hyderabad | Published: February 23, 2015 8:58 PM
Explosion, Gulf Oil Corporation Ltd, Hyderabad

The incident happened at Explosive Division of Gulf Oil Corporation Ltd.

Two people were killed and at least 13 others suffered burn injuries, after an “explosion” at the premises of Gulf Oil Corporation Ltd (Explosives Division), formerly known as IDL Industries, at Kukatpally here today evening, police said.

“Two workers died and at least 13 others who suffered burn injuries have been rushed to different hospitals. The fire that broke out after the explosion has been controlled,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Madhapur Zone) Kartikeya told PTI.

Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police M Srinivas Rao said that the explosion and subsequent fire occurred when some detonators were being disposed off at the unit.

Telangana Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy is on his way to the explosion site.

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