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Nizamabad: Powerful chemical blast kills one L&T worker

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Nizamabad: One person was killed and another seriously injured in a chemical blast, when municipal and L&T workers were carrying chemical tins at the quill filter bed here on Saturday.

The body of the victim, Nayakwadi Bhoomesh, was blown to bits in the blast and the other worker, Thirupathi Reddy, was seriously injured and his condition is stated to be critical. L&T company maintains the filter bed and water pipeline works in Nizamabad. In some areas like Nagaram some pipeline leakages were found and L&T officials were carrying out repairs and workers were fixing PVC pipes with chemical adhesive tins, when the explosion occurred.

Nizamabad Fifth Town police reached the spot and registered a case. Srihari, Sub-inspector, Nizamabad Fifth Town police station, said that the blast could have taken place when workers shook the tins which contained the expired chemical. Nizamabad MLA Bigala Ganesh Gupta who rushed to the spot, promised financial aid and a double bedroom house for the family members of the victim.

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