Four workers injured in compressor explosion in Bhiwandi

, 11:49 PM IST

Thane: Four industrial workers were today injured in an explosion of a compressor in a dyeing unit in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in the district, police said.

The incident occurred this afternoon. Usually around 300 people work in the unit every day, but as it was a holiday today, most of them were not present there, an official of Bhiwandi Taluka police station said.

Only those who resided in the premises of the unit, sustained injuries in the explosion. While two workers have been admitted to a local hospital, the others were shifted to the Thane civil hospital, the official said.

Police said till now no case has been registered and investigations are underway.