13 injured in thermal power plant blast in UP

Thirteen labourers were injured following an explosion in a boiler in the Lanco Anpara thermal power plant on Sunday morning.

Five of the injured labourers were in a serious condition and have been shifted to Varanasi for advanced treatment.

Relief and rescue operations have begun to evacuate other labourers who are feared trapped in.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed district officials to provide all possible assistance to the injured persons.

He has also directed the concerned officials to investigate the incident and fix responsibility for the lapses that led to the accident.