RAWALPINDI: Four people were hospitalised with burn injuries they sustained after a boiler exploded in a steel mill at the industrial area of Rawat on Wednesday night.

Rescue 1122 said the fire erupted when labourers were working in the mill.

Immediately after the incident, 17 vehicles, including ambulances and fire trucks, reached the scene.

Rescue workers recovered four persons trapped inside the building and shifted them to hospital with burn injuries.

The injured were identified as Saqlain Riaz, 18, Mohammad Jamshaid, 22, Murtaza, 25, and Irshad Hussain, 40. The injured were stated to be in stable condition in the hospital.

The possible cause of the fire was described by the fire department as a furnace blast.

Meanwhile, five station house officers (SHOs) have been reshuffled by City Police Officer (CPO) Athar Ismail.

A police spokesman said Sub-inspector Imran Haider has been transferred from Morgah to Civil Lines as SHO and in his place Mohammad Adeel has been posted to Morgah.

Inspector Qamar Javaid has been posted as SHO of RA Bazaar while SI Tariq Gondal has been posted as SHO Airport. SI Omer Saddique has been posted as the SHO of Kahuta.

Published in Dawn, November 26th, 2021

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