Global Processing

Reactor explosion injures 10 at agrochemical plant

July 2, 2012

ANDHRA, India — A reactor at an agrochemical plant in Andhra, India, exploded Saturday, injuring 10 workers, India Today reported.

About 200 employees were reportedly working at the plant when the explosion occurred.

Dense black smoke engulfed the entire area including nearby villages and the national highway.

The cause of the explosion in under investigation.