A frantic situation was formed during the evening hours of September 21, when an explosion took place in a plastic factory located in O Block, Sector 3 of the Bawana Industrial Area in New Delhi. The explosion took place at around 4:43 pm during the manufacturing of plastic granules from cigarette lighter scrap. The explosion was so massive that it shook off the entire area as the locals witnessed plume of smoke coming out of the factory. The fire department and the police department were soon informed regarding the horrendous situation.
Six fire tenders along with police officials soon rushed to the spot after receiving the information and started evacuating the people from the factory. The authorities with help from the locals of the area managed to evacuate all the people trapped under the wreckage. The traffic was also stopped in the area due to the incident.
As per the reports, there was no fire in the factory. Two people died in this incident while 6 people were injured and were rushed to the MV Hospital for medical attention. Moreover, an FIR have also been registered against the owner of the factory.
The analysts of Cybertech Risk Center generated real-time alerts on this incident and closely monitored the situation providing its clients with timely alerts about the same. We at Cybertech Risk Center covers Explosion, High Rise Fire, Industrial Fire, Structure Fire, Vehicle Fire under the “Fire” category that could be the reason of disruption for the client’s business continuity process, working in collaboration with NC4 providing pan India coverage.