An explosion at a mill in Ghaziabad on Wednesday left eight workers severely injured. Police have lodged an FIR against the owner of the mill.
The explosion at the mill on Bulandshahr Road took place while repair work was being carried out in the coal mixer plant, police said.
Those injured were sent to Suryodaya Hospital, but, due to the serious nature of their injuries, they were later shifted to Safdarjung and Ram Manohar Lohia hospital (RML) in the national capital.
The eight have been identified as Sahil, Chandradev Yadav, Ravindra, Ram Niwas, Jamaluddin, Tilakram, Sunil and Gurwinder Singh.
According to the PRO of Safdarjung Hospital, Poonam Kumari, five of the eight workers were admitted in the burns ward of the hospital.
Three of them have sustained 80-85 per cent burn injuries while the other two have 40-45 per cent injuries, Kumari said.
The reporter is a student of EXIMS