Blast in Thar Coal Power Plant, fire erupts in Block-II, 5 workers hurt

By: News Desk
Published: 11:16 PM, 2 Mar, 2022
Blast in Thar Coal Power Plant, fire erupts in Block-II, 5 workers hurt
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After a heavy explosion in the Thar Coal Power Plant located in Tharparkar district, Sindh, a fire has erupted in the Block-II area on Wednesday night.

According to the 24News HD TV channel, the coal shifting conveyor belt in the plant exploded with a loud noise up to a one-kilometre district.

The report said the explosion was occurred by a reason of a technical fault and there was a fear of loss of lives and property.

The administration has shut down the power plant immediately and rescue teams are reached at the spot.

Thar Block II power plant is a coal-fired power station located in the Tharparkar district, Sindh, Pakistan.

Engro Corporation has confirmed the accident and said in a statement that five workers were hurt by the explosion incident.

The corporation said medical assistance was immediately provided to injured workers and their condition is stable.

Categories : Pakistan