Oxygen-producing factory destroyed in explosion; two dead

By: News Desk      Published: 11:01 AM, 5 Jun, 2021
Oxygen-producing factory destroyed in explosion; two dead
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A powerful explosion wrecked an oxygen-producing factory in Rawat on Saturday, killing two people, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

The explosion, the reason for which was yet to be ascertained, occurred in the factory named Modern Gases located in Rawat Industrial Estate that killed two persons and injured two others.

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Edhi and Rescue 1122 said that the blast heavily damaged the factory building.

It is reported that the factory provides oxygen cylinders to the hospitals of twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. 

Reporter Usman Javed