• India
More

    9 Trapped after fire at Telangana power station, rescue operation underway

    Must Read

    4679 Ramdesivir injections provided to private hospitals in four days

    Remedisivir injections useful in the treatment of corona have been distributed to private hospitals in last four...

    Covid 19 cases reached 32738 in Vadodara after 422 new cases on Sunday

    Total 227 discharged from hospital taking the total to 28717 The number of positive...

    Monis Khan enters strong in Bollywood with mythological thriller Consequence Drama

    Monis Khan enters strong in Bollywood with Consequence Karma, a mythological thriller. The actor had a fair...

    Rescue efforts are on to rescue nine persons trapped in a fire mishap at left bank of TS Genco’s hydel power station at Srisailam canal in Nagarkurnool district of Telangana.

    Reportedly, the incident took place late on Thursday. Initial reports indicate that a short circuit led to the fire and thick smoke engulfing the spot.

    Of the 17 persons present at the spot, 8 escaped to safety through a tunnel. Those trapped include six TS Genco employees and three private company employees.

    Firefighters were rushed to the spot and trying to rescue the trapped including a deputy engineer and assistant engineers. Officials said thick smoke is hampering rescue operations.

    Telangana minister Jagadish Reddy and TS Genco CMD Prabhakar Rao reached the spot and are overseeing rescue efforts.

    Reddy said that the mishap occurred in the first unit of the power station and four panels were damaged. He said the rescue personnel were unable to enter the tunnel due to thick smoke.

    Rescue personnel are being brought in from the Singareni collieries to support the rescue operations. Power generation operations at the power station have been suspended following the incident.

    The Srisailam dam is located across the Krishna River, which serves as the border between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    Latest News

    PM Narendra Modi asks for maximum jabs, zero wastage during Tika Utsav

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed for the maximum number of Covid-19 vaccine jabs to be given during...

    Covid 19 cases reached 32738 in Vadodara after 422 new cases on Sunday

    Total 227 discharged from hospital taking the total to 28717 The number of positive in Vadodara reached 32738 after...

    Monis Khan enters strong in Bollywood with mythological thriller Consequence Drama

    Monis Khan enters strong in Bollywood with Consequence Karma, a mythological thriller. The actor had a fair share of hardwork to give...

    OSD Dr. Vinod Rao visited Dhiraj and Parul hospitals

    Review work progress regarding beds capacity and liquid oxygen setup OSD Dr. Vinod Rao visited Dhiraj Hospital and reviewed...

    Team from central goverment visited Vadodara in view of rising covid cases

    Appreciate the efforts of administration in proactive managment of facilities A team from central goverment visited Vadodara in view...

    More Articles Like This

    - Advertisement -