Mumbai: Three workers died in a Chemical leak at an industrial unit in Palghar district, Maharshtra. The incident happened on Sunday afternoon at around 4 PM.
According to the report, the chemical company was located in Boisar MIDC of Tarapur where the work of filling the chemical was being done. As per news agency PTI, after the authorities were alerted about the chemical leak, immediately the fire brigade was called. A rescue operation for the workers was initiated and the factory unit was vacated.
A senior police official Janardan Prabhakar told PTI that the workers apparently died due to the reaction of the chemical. The deceased were identified as 59-year-old Prabhakar Khadse, 25-year-old, Dattatraya Ghule and 25-year-old, Raghunath Gorai.
Meanwhile, the exact cause of the deaths will be discovered after the post-mortem reports are released. The official said that the leaked chemical is being identified at the laboratories.