In a tragic incident 9 people lost their lives in SAIL’s Bhilai plant after a fire broke out in the gas pipeline of Coke Oven Battery Complex No 11 during a scheduled maintenance job, at around 10.30 am, today said SAIL. So far, 9 persons have lost their lives and 14 are undergoing medical treatment. Some persons working at the site sustained burn injury.
Injured persons were immediately rushed to the BSP hospital for medical care and aid. Meanwhile, the fire has been controlled. All resources have been mobilized to provide adequate care to the injured, SAIL said.
SAIL said that it collectively stands by the families of the affected and will ensure that and no stone is left unturned in providing all kinds of support.