BREAKING! Blast at Indian IOC's Chennai Plant One dead, another injured
BREAKING!  Blast at Indian IOC's Chennai Plant One dead, another injured

A Blast struck the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) plant in Chennai as a fatal explosion claimed the life of one worker and left another severely injured on Wednesday. According to two fire department officials who spoke with Reuters on the condition of anonymity due to lack of authorization to communicate with the media, the blast occurred during welding operations within an ethanol storage tank.

The incident, shrouded in uncertainty regarding its cause, remains under investigation, leaving authorities and IOC officials grappling for answers. The silence from IOC in response to Reuters' inquiries about the situation has only added to the growing questions surrounding the circumstances leading up to the explosion.

At present, the site stands amidst chaos, with officials present to assess the extent of the damage. However, specific details regarding the magnitude of destruction or the immediate aftermath are yet to be disclosed.

The loss of life and the injury sustained during this catastrophic event have sent shockwaves through the facility, and indeed the entire Chennai area. As the investigation continues, authorities are focused on unraveling the sequence of events that led to this tragic incident. (Further updates pending…)

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