4 dead, many injured in blast at Cochin shipyard
KOCHI: Atleast four person were killed and 11 injured following a blast in a water tank in the Kochi Shipyard on Tuesday, reports said.
The blast occured in Sagar Bhushanship which belongs to ONGC.
The injued persons trapped inside the ship were evacuated and rusched to various hospitals in the city.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari shock over the mishap, he said, "Shocked by the unfortunate blast at Cochin Shipyard where 4 people have died. My heartfelt condolences to bereaved families. I have spoken to MD, Cochin Shipyard and asked him to provide all necessary medical support to victims and initiate an inquiry with the help of concerned agencies.