Three die as factory boiler explodes in Faisalabad
FAISALABAD: Three people have died after the roof of a factory collapsed after a boiler explosion at a Faisalabad factory here on Tuesday, ARY News reported, citing rescue sources.
The incident took place at a factory situated near Samana Bridge near Faisalabad.
Twelve other labourers sustained wounds following the incident. The injured were rushed to a nearby medical facility, where three of the labourers are said to be critical in condition.
In the month of February 2017, more than 20 people were injured when a factory boiler exploded in Sheikhupura.
A boiler of a factory — located near Khanpur– had exploded, due to which 20 people suffered burns.
A portion of the factory building also collapsed following the explosion.
Rescue sources had said that 20 injured were rushed to District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ) Sheikhupura for medical treatment.