Divyesh Patel, Santosh Vishwakarma, Sanat Kumar Mishra, Dharmendra Kumar, Ganesh Prasad, Sunil Kumar, Abhishek Singh : “7 Bodies Recovered From Fire-Hit Chemical Unit In Surat, Gujarat: Officials Confirm”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : Seven Bodies Recovered from Fire-Hit Chemical Unit in Surat, Gujarat

Surat, Gujarat: In a tragic incident, the bodies of seven missing workers were recovered from a chemical manufacturing facility in Surat, Gujarat, on Thursday morning. The fire, which had engulfed the premises, caused extensive damage and loss of life. Surat Collector Ayush Oak confirmed that one of the deceased was an employee of Aether Industries Ltd, while the other six were working on a contract basis.

Following a search operation in the factory premises, the bodies of the seven workers were discovered. The deceased have been identified as Divyesh Patel, Santosh Vishwakarma, Sanat Kumar Mishra, Dharmendra Kumar, Ganesh Prasad, Sunil Kumar, and Abhishek Singh. The Collector also stated that 24 individuals who sustained injuries during the incident are currently undergoing treatment in various hospitals.

The fire broke out in the chemical plant around 2 am on Wednesday after an explosion occurred in a large tank. The explosion was triggered by the leakage of inflammable chemicals stored within the tank. The in-charge chief fire officer of Surat, Basant Pareek, mentioned that it took a team of 15 fire tenders nine hours to bring the blaze under control.

A statement issued by Aether Industries Ltd revealed that the fire incident occurred at their manufacturing site in GIDC Sachin, Surat, in the early hours of November 29. The company expressed deep regret over the injuries and loss of life caused by the fire. They assured that they would fully cooperate with the authorities in investigating the incident.

The incident has raised concerns about safety measures in chemical manufacturing units. Authorities are expected to conduct a thorough investigation to determine the cause of the fire and ensure that similar incidents are prevented in the future.

It is indeed a tragic incident that has shaken the people of Surat. The recovery of the bodies has brought immense sorrow to the families of the deceased workers. The local community is coming together to support those affected by the incident, providing solace and assistance in this difficult time.

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