2 technicians killed, one injured in cylinder blast
Two high quality management technicians have been killed and the director of a agency coping with important oils was significantly injured, when a hydrogen cylinder exploded on the plant situated at industrial property close to Madanapalle on Tuesday.
According to data, the Madanapalle-based non-public agency coping with export of important oils, which used ship samples for high quality verify to Bengaluru or Puducherry, bought a high quality verify machine (gasoline chromatograph) in view of COVID-19 lockdown.
A technician from Bengaluru, Ninganna (47), a resident of Bijapur, had come to Madanapalle to put in the machine. Shaik Nayaz (37), a local of Punganur, was known as to help Ninganna in the duty.
When the technicians have been putting in the machine, an enormous blast befell, killing Ninganna on the spot and critically injuring Shaik Nayaz . The agency director, Siva Mahesh (40), a local of Madanapalle, who was at a distance was additionally injured significantly. Nayaz died whereas being shifted to SVRR Hospital in Tirupati. The situation of the opposite injured was stated to be steady. The equipment and its enclosure have been have been completely broken.
A manufacturing facility official reportedly informed the police that the blast occurred when the technicians have been connecting the cylinders of hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen to the standard checking machine. Senior police officers visited the spot. A criticism was registered and additional investigation is on.