Blast in Vijayasri Pharma Company at Atchutapuram SEZ
A blast with flames at Vijayasri Pharma Company at Atchutapuram SEZ on Tuesday (04-08-2020) created panic moments among employees in the firm and locals. Luckily there was no casualties or injuries in the accident. But two motorbikes were gutted in the fire. The workers in the unit ran out from the firm. The staff at the SEZ managed to douse the flames and brought the situation under control. The exact reason for the mishap is yet to be ascertained. However, the police suspect that extreme pressure in a boiler could have led to the explosion.
Crane collapses in Hindustan shipyard Limited
A huge crane crashed at the Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL). The accident happened when the workers were carrying out an inspection of the crane used to carry equipment for shipbuilding. The massive crane suddenly crumbled and crashed to the ground with a massive sound. At least ten workers died and several others were trapped under a crane. Rescue teams were trying to save the trapped workers. Around 40 workers were present at the incident site. The injured workers are being shifted to the local hospitals.