Several people were injured after an explosion at a #chemical#factory in #AndhraPradesh‘s #Visakhapatnam on Monday night, July 13 when Ramky CETP Solvents’s building in Pharma City blew up due to unknown reasons. According to locals, around a dozen explosions in the building were heard.
A massive fire that followed the #explosion was visible across the city. At least 12 fire tenders were deployed to douse the flames.
According to the deputy commissioner of #police, no casualties have been reported yet, and there were only four people present at the #industrial unit at the time of the incident. All of them managed to run out of the facility safely.
The police official said that the fire started from the reactor and spread to other parts of the plant.