Hours after the gas leak incident in Visakhapatnam killed almost 11 and endangered over 1,000 others, the explosion has occurred at a plant of NLC India Limited in Tamil Nadu’s Cuddalore. According to the initial reports the explosion in the public-sector coal mining company injured 7 members.
The videos of a massive cloud of smoke from the site of the explosion are going viral on social media. It was informed that the NLC India Limited’s relief and rescue teams have reached the spot and are trying to bring the situation under control. As per the reports, there are no casualties reported so far and no major damage to property nearby as the station is located in an isolated location.
NLC India Limited is a ‘Navratna’ government of India company in the fossil fuel mining sector in India and thermal power generation. Teams of Tamil Nadu Police and fire services are on the spot and monitoring the developments.