An explosion at an oxygen factory in an industrial area in Kathmandu’s Lalitpur district killed two Indians on Thursday and injured six others.
The explosion happened Thursday morning at the Sagarmatha oxygen plant in Patan’s industrial estate as workers filled a cylinder with gas, police said.
The explosion also destroyed the zinc roof of the oxygen plant and shattered windows of neighboring buildings.
In the explosion, 45-year-old Brij Mahato, a resident of Ratanpurwa village in Bihar’s West Champaran district, died on the spot while another Indian national, Raj Kumar Mahato, 25, died while being treated at the B and B hospital. hospital in Lalitpur. Nepalese Interior Minister Balkrishna Khand has ordered the police to carry out rescue work and investigate the accident.
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