Lucknow, Nov. 3 -- Firefighters of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) deployed at NT PC Unc hahar launched relief and rescue operations immediately after the blast in the boiler of new 500 MW unit.

Director general, CISF, OP Singh said 25 personnel of the force stationed at Panki near Kanpur were rushed to Unchahar to help the CISF team deployed at the thermal power station in or ga ni sing relief operations.

The CI SF personnel rushed the injured to hospital and rescued the labour er strapped in the unit. Later, an NDRF team joined the CISF men in the rescue operations, he said.

AC IS F officer posted at Unc hahart old HT that on Wednesday at about 3.45 pm a major explosion took place in the boiler of new 500 MW unit-IV due to...