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5 killed, 3 injured in explosion in Mumbai industrial unit

PTI Mumbai | Updated on March 12, 2018

Five persons were killed and three others injured today after an explosion occurred in an industrial unit in Sakinaka area at Andheri.

According to fire brigade officials, a fire broke out in the unit following the explosion which was reported at around 2 a.m.

Four fire engines and three ambulances were rushed to the spot, the official said, adding that eight persons, who were injured, were rushed to Rajawari hospital, where five were declared dead.

The exact cause was not yet clear but officials suspect it might be due to a cylinder blast.

Published on March 29, 2013

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