6 lost their lives, 17 injured in boiler explosion at NLC power plant in Tamil Nadu’s Neyveli

In Tamil Nadu, six people lost their lives and 17 others injured in a boiler explosion at the Neyveli Lignite Corporation, NLC power plant this morning. The freak accident happened in the second unit of the power plant this morning. As the rescue operation is continuing, it is feared that the death toll may go up.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah took stock of the situation at Neyveli power plant in Tamil Nadu after a blast occurred in the plant boiler today. In a tweet , he said, that the loss of lives due to the blast in a power plant boiler at Neyveli has deeply anguished him.

Home Minister informed that he has spoken with the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and has assured him of all possible help. Mr. Shah said that CISF is already on the spot to assist in the relief work.