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Boiler Explodes Killing Two Workers, Officials Arrested

June 29, 2010
The Associated Foreign Press reports police say three officials of an Indian unit of Coca-Cola have been arrested over the deaths of two workers at a soft drinks bottling plant in the country. The accident occurred in Khurda, a town just south of Orissa state capital Bhubaneswar, when a boiler exploded at the plant. Two workers died in the accident and five were seriously injured, police superintendent Jitendra Patra told AFP. Police arrested three officials from the plant on suspicion of negligence in connection with the accident. A team from the Orissa government''s labor ministry is investigating the accident.