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Two killed in Lahore’s juice factory boiler explosion

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Bazdar took notice of the incident and ordered an inquiry into the blast.

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A boiler exploded in a juice factory situated on Multan Road in Lahore on Thursday afternoon.

The skyrocketing blazes from the explosion were witnessed for several kilometers distance.

Two people were killed and several injured in the blaze. The victims of the incident have been identified as Yaseen and Shabbir. 

According to eyewitnesses, the boiler exploded and damaged nearby houses.

Residents of the area told reporters that the boiler of the factory was installed against the wall in front of the houses.

Complaints were made several times but no hearing was held. Government High School Cream Block is located near the factory.

A number of road passers captured the blazing factory fire and the video clips are now doing rounds on social media as well. CCTV footage of the blast also surfaced.

 

On the other hand, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Bazdar took notice of the incident and ordered an inquiry into the blast.  He has directed  Commissioner Lahore Division and Secretary Labor to submit a report.

The Punjab Chief Minister has issued orders to take action by identifying the causes of the fire and those responsible for the negligence.

The Punjab Chief Minister expressed his sorrow over the death of the laborer and extended his heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the family of the deceased laborer.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.