Kannauj: One laborer died due to explosion of steam boiler in perfume factory, five scorched
Kannauj, 25 January (Hindustan). In the Sadar Kotwali area, a laborer who was hit by a steam boiler explosion in the perfume factory died, while five people got scorched in the accident. The police have admitted the injured to the district hospital, where the condition of three has been referred to Lucknow.
Former chairman Haji Rais, a resident of Hajiganj Mohalla, has a perfume factory in Nagarkoti Mohalla. While making perfume on Tuesday night, the steam boiler suddenly exploded with a loud bang. Ismail, a resident of Hajiganj, died in the accident. Abdul Rehman, Wasim, Rafiq, Burhan and Sunil who came in the grip got scorched.
After getting the information, the police reached the spot, rescued the scorched people and admitted them to the district hospital. Abdul Rehman, Wasim and Rafiq were referred to Lucknow when the condition of the doctors became serious. Kotwali in-charge Rajkumar told that investigation is on in the steam boiler case that burst in the perfume factory. A worker has died in this accident, advance action is being taken while sending the dead body for postmortem.