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Five people killed in Mumbai chemical factory

Written By Krishna on Friday, March 29, 2013 | 2:09 AM

At least 5 people have been killed and 3 others injured after the wall of a house collapsed following an explosion in a makeshift chemical producing unit in Sakinaka area in suburban Mumbai on March 29.

The cause of the explosion is still to be ascertained. It was reported at around 2 AM. in the industrial unit in Andheri. Fire officials are on the spot clearing the debris. The house whose wall collapsed was adjacent to a small-scale industrial unit. 

In January 2013, 6 people had died and seven others were injured in a fire that swept through a slum in Mumbai. In 2012, three floors of the headquarters of the Maharashtra state government building in Mumbai were burnt in a dubious fire.
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