At Least 3 Killed, Dozens Injured in India Chemical Plant Explosion

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3 Killed, Dozens Injured in Chemical Plant Explosion

Three people are confirmed dead and 150 are injured following an explosion at an India Chemical Plant.

The explosion was so intense it shattered glass in a 3 km radius.  The explosion was at Acharya Chemical Company in Dombivali.  Reportedly, the explosion happened in a boiler.

The mayor of the town of 1.2 million people confirmed the death of the three individuals.

The explosion damaged at least 6 nearby buildings in the explosion.  The blast started a fire as well.  Local residents said they felt vibrations in the area and saw windows shatter and walls crack.

"We all got scared....thought it was a bomb explosion...I was shocked to see that the window panes were broken and that cracks appeared in walls," said Aditya Patwardhan, a local.

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