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2 Indians Killed In Explosion At Oxygen Plant In Nepal

The explosion additionally destroyed the zinc roof of the oxygen plant, police stated. (Representational)

Kathmandu:

Two Indians had been killed and 6 others injured on Thursday in an explosion at an oxygen plant in an industrial space in Lalitpur district close to Kathmandu.

The explosion occurred on the Sagarmatha Oxygen Plant contained in the Patan industrial property on Thursday morning whereas staff had been filling fuel in a cylinder, police stated.

The explosion additionally destroyed the zinc roof of the oxygen plant and broke home windows of adjoining buildings.

In the explosion, 45-year-old Brij Mahato, a resident of Ratanpurwa village in Bihar’s West Champaran district, died on the spot whereas one other Indian nationwide, Raj Kumar Mahato, 25, died whereas present process therapy at B and B Hospital in Lalitpur. Nepal Home Minister Balkrishna Khand has instructed the police to hold out rescue works and examine the accident.

(This story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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