Rawat oxygen plant blast leaves two dead, two injured

Observer Report

At least two people were killed and two others injured in an explosion at a factory Modern Gases in Rawat Industrial Estate here on Saturday.

The injured and bodies were shifted to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences.

The incident thoroughly destroyed the building of the oxygen producing factory, rescue sources said. The police and rescue agencies workers reached to the explosion site after the incident. The district administration sealed the oxygen factory after the blast, officials said.

“Expired oxygen cylinders were recovered from the factory’s premises,” district administration said.

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