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Two killed, 16 injured in boiler blast in NLCIL in Neyveli


The boiler blast at Unit V in NLC India Ltd in Neyveli in Cuddalore district on Wednesday | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Two persons were killed and 16 injured — 11 of them critically — after a boiler exploded at Unit V at the Thermal Power Station-II, in NLC India Ltd (NLCIL) in Neyveli on Wednesday.

Contract workers and permanent staff were active at the 210 MW unit at the time of the accident, and thick smoke billowed out of the plant.

NLCIL confirmed two deaths and the death toll, it is feared, could go up, as three others are trapped at the ...


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