Category: Accidents

Explosion in Cracker Unit in Holy City Amritsar

(Amritsar) Explosion in Cracker Unit in Holy City Amritsar,s Iban-Kala village
There was no loss of life in the incident, but the building housing the cracker unit was completely damaged and the entire stock of crackers was gutted in a fire.
Four fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the flames

Wall of a Govt School Collapsed :2 Killed

(Asr,Pb)Wall of a Govt School Collapsed :2 Killed
Wall of a government school collapsed and fell on the adjoining houses during rain
The deceased persons have been identified as Satnam Singh and Kiran Bala, residents of Nawakot locality
Minister and local MLA O P Soni has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh for the families of the victims.

Fire in Slum Killed one Child one Woman Injured:Kharar

(Chd,Pb,16 june)Fire in Slum Killed one Child one woman Injured:Kharar
Massive fire breaks out in slum area of Teur village in Kharar Five year old dies, Chief Minister announces Rs. 2 lakh ex gratia Kharar,
A massive fire broke in the slum areas of village and 35-40 shanties were destroyed
Cause of which ,as usual ,could not be ascertained. As per SDM Kharar Himanshu Jain a child named Adiya aged between 4-5 years sustained 100 percent burns and died. Besides, another woman also sustained injuries. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has announced Rs. 2 lakh as Ex Gratia for the family of the deceased

Fire at Warehouse in Greater Noida,

(Noida,UP)Fire at Warehouse in Greater Noida,Blaze was Controlled by Dozen Fire Tenders
No one was injured in the incident that was reported around 5 am at the facility in the Surajpur area
Around a dozen fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the blaze was controlled completely around 8 am
The fire broke out in the spare parts’ godown of Yamaha in Surajpur area

कूएँ की गैस से तीन सफाई कर्मियों की मौत,सीएम ने 2-2 लाख ₹ सहायता की घोषणा की

(आगरा,लखनऊ)कूएँ की गैस से तीन सफाई कर्मी मरे,सीएम ने 2-2 लाख ₹ सहायता की घोषणा की #सीएम महंत आदित्य नाथ योगी ने ताज नगरी #आगरा में कूएँ की जहरीली गैस से मरे सफाई कर्मियों के आश्रितों को ₹ 2-2 लाख आर्थिक सहायता की घोषणा की कूएँ की सफाई के दौरान जहरीली गैस रिसाव से तीन लोगों की मौत हो गई ।इन्हें दमकल कर्मियों द्वारा बाहर निकाला गया ।आक्रोशित परिजनों ने जाम लगा कर विरोध प्रगट किया
मुख्यमंत्री ने इस पर शोक व्यक्त किया और मृतकों के आश्रितों के लिए 2-2लाख ₹ की आर्थिक सहायता देने की घोषणा की

11 Dead,1,000 Exposed due to Styrene Gas Leak in Vizag

11 Dead,1,000 Exposed due to Gas Leak in Vizag
:CISF Fire Service Wing of VSP, Visakhapatnam, played vital role in controlling the gas leakage and rescue operations during styrene gas leakage in LG Polymers Plant, GopalapatinamA specialised CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) team of the NDRF and medical specialists are being rushed to Vishakhapatnam
Director General of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) S N Pradhan said the leakage from the factory is now minimal but the NDRF personnel will be at the spot till it is totally plugged.
As of now 11 people have lost their lives and 20-25 people are critical due to the gas leak, he said at a hurriedly convened press conference here.

Devotee Drowned in Gurudwara Manikaran Sahib

(Shimla) Devotee Drowned in Gurudwara Manikaran Sahib
A 25-year-old man drowned in the main water tank of Manikaran gurudwara in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district
A resident of Punjab’s Amritsar district, Vijay Singh drowned in the ‘kund’ on Sunday evening
He was taken to Jari Community Health Centre (CHC) where a medical officer declared him brought dead.

7872 Vehicles Checked,2680 Challaned ,430 Impounded in Punjab

(Chd,Pb) 7872 Vehicles Checked,2680 Challaned ,430 Impounded in Punjab
Punjab State Transport Department executed statewide crackdown against the school buses illegally plying in the state in gross violation of the Motor Vehicle Act and School Vahan Scheme.
Transport Minister Mrs. Razia Sultana said that the Department in close coordination with the district administrations and police has checked in total 7872 vehicles in two days, of which 2680 were challaned besides impounding 430 vehicles for not complying with the requisite parameters of Motor Vehicle Act and School Vahan Scheme
. Recalling the tragic incident of fire in a school bus near Longowal on Saturday, the Transport Minister said that Schools are liable to follow the Vehicle Fitness Norms. She said that District Education Officers DEOs have also been directed to make a inventory of all the vehicles registered with the schools for commuting children and share this list with Transport Department. Mrs. Sultana said that from March onwards the process of physical verification of the school vehicles for issuing fitness certificate would be videographed. She said that orders forsetting up infrastructure in this regard have already been issued.

Clusters Of Shanties Ashed In Rajabazar of Kolkata

(Kolkata)Clusters Of Shanties Ashed In Rajabazar of Kolkata
Twelve fire tenders were battling the flames that broke out around 2.10 pm in the Chaulpatti area
There was no report of any casualty or injury
The incident disrupted vehicular movements in the area as traffic was

School Bus Inferno :4 Children Charred to Death :Punjab

(Sangrur,Chd,Pb)School Bus Inferno :4 Children Burnt Alive
Four children were burnt alive when a mini van of a private school carrying students caught fire in Punjab’s Sangrur district on Saturday
The accident took place on the Longowal-Sidsamachar road, 12 children were in the van
Eight children were safely taken out by people working in nearby fields
Four children in the age group of 10 to 12 years were charred to death,
The children were returning home from school