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A furnace exploded while smelting iron on Saturday night at the Frontier Factory, which manufactures railway equipment, in Ranian, police station Akbarpur in Kanpur countryside. Laborer Ram Asare Pal (60) died in the accident, while 4 others were badly burnt. The relatives created a ruckus accusing the factory management of negligence. At the same time, the police reached the spot and pacified the family members.
Iron was being smelted in the factory
The accident happened at a factory manufacturing railway equipment in Rania, Akbarpur. Here the work was being done in the induction furnace furnace and iron scrap was being smelted. Ramasare Pal, who was working inside the factory, put the junk in the furnace with the help of the rod and closed the lid. After that he should stand nearby. After some time the furnace exploded with a loud bang. Ram Asare died on the spot after being hit by molten iron. At the same time, Deepak Mishra, Dhananjay, Ramvir Singh and William got scorched. The manager immediately informed the police about the incident. The police reached the spot, took possession of Ramasare’s body in the accident and took the injured to a nearby hospital. After the first aid, the doctors referred everyone to Kanpur.
After the death of the laborer in the accident, the relatives created a ruckus outside the railway factory.
Relatives allege negligence
On the other hand, as soon as the family members of Ram Asare reached the factory gate and started creating ruckus, accusing the factory management of negligence. On getting information about the uproar, SDM Vagish Shukla, station in-charge Akbarpur Vinod Pandey reached the spot with the police force. The officers calmed down after persuasion and asked for action after investigation.
Crowd gathered after the accident in the railway factory.
SDM said – compensation will be given
SDM Vagish Shukla said that talks have been held with the family members. The incident will be investigated. Whoever is guilty will be punished. Simultaneously, efforts will be made to provide financial help.