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Fire at TNPL unit; one killed

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A contract worker was killed and two others injured in a fire accident on the Tamil Nadu News Print Limited premises in Pugalur near here on Wednesday.

Sources said the fire was reported at the coal grinding section of the unit. It was put out after a three hour struggle by the Fire and Rescue Service personnel from Karur and Velayuthampalayam.

The deceased was identified as Soundar (26) of Thottakuruchi. Subramani and Devaraj, who suffered grievous injuries, were taken to a private hospital in Coimbatore.

The exact cause of the accident and the extent of damage were not known immediately. Velayuthampalayam police have filed a case.

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Printable version | Dec 10, 2019 7:29:46 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/fire-at-tnpl-unit-one-killed/article8190632.ece

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