20:21 GMT05 August 2021
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least six people were injured due to an explosion in a chemical factory in Palghar district in the Indian western state of Maharashtra, while about 30 workers manage to escape the blast, national media reported on Sunday.

    The blast took place late on Saturday in the air handling unit at the plant of Bharat Chemicals company, which produces paracetamol and other chemicals, The Times of India reported.

    There is no clear information on what caused the blast.

    The police classified it as an accident, according to the newspaper.

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