By Mark T Connor • 01 July 2020 • 15:48
North Chennai Thermal Power Station
Ennore, Tamil Nadu. Pic: Wikipedia
Workers were hard at work when the blast occurred in the 210 MW unit. as there are many trapped inside, its possible that the death toll will rise.
The Neyveli Lignite Corporation has its own firefighting teams, which attended the incident within minutes.
News daily Indian Express quoted activist Nityanand Jayaraman as saying that the five people who were killed were contract workers. He said this is the second blast to have occurred at the factory since the lockdown was imposed in March.
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