In Tamil Nadu’s Cuddalore Boiler blast at NLC thermal power station 8 injured, two suffer 70 percent burns

The company suspects that overheat and high pressure might have led to the explosion of the outlet unit of the boiler.

The fire occurred at 5 pm on Thursday at unit 6 operating at the capacity of  MW. The total capacity of the thermal station which has seven units is  MW.

All the injured underwent first aid treatment at NLCIL Hospital and were referred to a private hospital in Trichy for advanced treatment. Among two of the eight injured are regular workers while others are contract workers.