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Chhattisgarh CM : "Continuous monitoring Is Being Done" Over Bemetara Blast Incident

Chief Minister Vishnu Deo Sai stated that relief and rescue efforts are underway following an explosion at a gunpowder factory in Chhattisgarh’s Bemetara district on Saturday morning. Continuous monitoring of the situation is being carried out. In a post on X, Vishnu Deo Sai said, “A tragic news has come in about a blast at […]

Chief Minister Vishnu Deo Sai stated that relief and rescue efforts are underway following an explosion at a gunpowder factory in Chhattisgarh’s Bemetara district on Saturday morning. Continuous monitoring of the situation is being carried out.

In a post on X, Vishnu Deo Sai said, “A tragic news has come in about a blast at a gunpowder factory in Borsi village of Bemetara district. Upon receiving the information about the incident, necessary instructions have been given to the higher authorities. Relief and rescue operations are ongoing at the site. Continuous monitoring is being done.”

An explosion occurred at a munitions plant in Borsi village, resulting in injuries to six individuals. They were subsequently transferred to hospitals in Raipur, with certain cases necessitating specialized treatment at Mekahara and AIIMS facilities. The precise cause of the explosion is currently under investigation.

Earlier, Bemetara Collector Ranbir Sharma said, “A blast occured at an explosive factory here. Six people are injured and they are sent for treatment. The fire brigade, medical team and people from the administration and police are there. The reporting (about casualties) is unconfirmed as of now. The reason for the blast is a matter of investigation.”
“There has been a blast in an explosive factory in Bemetara. Investigation is underway. The Superintendent of Police is on the spot. More details will be revealed soon”, Chhattisgarh Deputy CM Vijay Sharma said.

Chhattisgarh Deputy CM Arun Sao provided additional details, highlighting the severity of the incident.

“A major explosion has been reported at a gunpowder factory in Borsi, Bemetara. I am in contact with the administration. The entire team, including the SP and Collector, is present at the site of the incident. It is confirmed that a significant explosion has occurred, and there is a possibility of further explosions. Fire trucks and other relief teams have arrived. Rescue and relief operations have commenced rapidly. The injured are being sent to Raipur for proper treatment,” Arun Sao said.

“The administration’s full team is dedicated to rescue and relief efforts, prioritizing quick relief for the people. The explosion has resulted in a large pile of debris. Official information is still forthcoming, but those injured are being referred to Raipur hospitals, with some being sent to Mekahara and others to AIIMS. The administration is focused on ensuring proper treatment for the injured,” he added.

 

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