LIVE: 21 people injured in blast at Bharat Petroleum plant in Mumbai, 1 in critical condition

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Updated:Aug 08, 2018 5:12:23 pm

A fire broke out at Bharat Petroleum Plant on Mahul road, Chembur on Wednesday, media reports said.

A fire broke out at Bharat Petroleum Plant on Mahul road, Chembur on Wednesday.

A fire broke out at Bharat Petroleum Plant on Mahul road, Chembur on Wednesday, media reports said. Seven fire tenders had arrived at the spot. Multiple casualties have reported. According to CNN News 18 report, the fire broke out at around 3 pm. It is a level three fire but the reason for the accident is still unknown, the report added. Large plumes of smoke were seen rising above the plant from a distance. More details are awaited.

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    17:10 (IST)08 Aug 2018
    21 people injured in explosion

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    16:14 (IST)08 Aug 2018
    Fire under control claims media reports

    Fire broke out at Hydro Cracker plant of BPCL (Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited) refinery is now under control; No casualties reported till now, fire fighting operation underway.

    15:54 (IST)08 Aug 2018
    Emergency services rushed to the spot

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