One killed, seven injured as water tank explodes at a factory in Nanjangud
News

One killed, seven injured as water tank explodes at a factory in Nanjangud

Nanjangud:  One labourer was killed while seven others sustained serious injuries when a water tank exploded at Parley Agro Tech Ltd. at Hadakanahalli Industrial Area in the taluk last night.

While the deceased has been identified as Arun Kumar (40), a native of Bihar, the seriously injured labourers, who have been admitted to JSS Hospital in Mysuru are Mallesh, Raju and Sudeep of Hadakanahalli village and Sumeet Kumar, Arjun, Abhay and Pradyumna of Bihar.

It is learnt that the water tank had a capacity to store 5,000 litres and the water tank exploded as more water was allegedly pumped into the tank.

Following the complaint from Amith Kumar, relative of deceased Arun Kumar, Nanjangud Rural Police have registered a case and are investigating.

The body of Arun was shifted to MMC&RI mortuary, where the post-mortem was conducted and the body was later handed over to his family members.

Circle Inspector Shivamurthy, SI Puneeth and staff visited the spot.

July 13, 2018

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Trending Posts
ABOUT

Mysuru's favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 39 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it's readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.