Sangareddy: Ten persons sustained serious injuries in a massive blast in a pharmaceutical company at IDA Bollaram in Sangareddy district. Due to the heavy intensity of the blast, fire spread all over Vindhya Organics Limited within no time.
It took a couple of hours to rescue all the employees working at the company at the time. Though no casualties were reported immediately, the condition of several injured persons is critical. It took more than four hours to bring the fire under control despite fire tenders from multiple fire stations being rushed to the place. The financial loss due to the blast was not immediately assessed.
The victims were rushed to a corporate hospital near Bachupally.
Patancheru MLA Gudem Mahipal Reddy, who visited the hospital and the Vindhya Organics, spoke to the victims and enquired about their well-being. He asked the hospital management to provide the best treatment for the victims.
Meanwhile, the MLA said a number of industrial accidents were occurring due to poor safety measures being maintained at industries in Patancheru area. He said they had conducted a review meeting on industrial safety recently.
Stating that they will get the right compensation to the victims by talking to the management of the industry, Reddy said they would again conduct a meeting on the safety measures in the industries. The MLA also spoke to the Industrial safety department to know about the cause of the accident. The IDA Bollaram Police registered a case and investigation is on.
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