Tamil Nadu Boiler Blast Latest News: At least six people have died and as many as 17 others suffered serious injuries in a boiler blast at Neyveli Thermal Power Station in Tamil Nadu’s Neyveli. This was the second boiler explosion in two months at the same plant. The mishap occurred at the fifth unit of the thermal power station-II (210 MW x 7) when workers were in the process of resuming operations on Wednesday morning. According to reports, the deceased were contractual workers. The injured persons have been admitted to NLC lignite hospital. The previous blast at the same plant had occurred on May 7. The cause of the blast could not be ascertained immediately. However, it is suspected that overheating and high pressure might have led to the explosion just like the May 7 incident. Neyveli is a township in Cuddalore district.