Pipeline explosion at NLC leaves 1 dead, 6 hurt
A pipeline explosion at the Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) here today left at least one person dead and six sustaining burn injuries.
According to NLC sources here, a steam pipeline burst due to heavy pressure leading to the death of one employee and injuring the six others.
In the impact, the explosion, which occurred at the 600 MW thermal power station, led to partial collapse of the building besides damaging computers and furniture.
Initial reports said of the injured, three were regular employees and others contract workers.
All the injured were rushed to the hospital for treatment, the sources added.
(Posted on 20-05-2014)