Minor explosion in Mumbai ship injures 3

Last Updated: Sat, Mar 24, 2012 11:40 hrs

At least three people were reportedly injured on Saturday when a minor explosion took place on Royal Diamond 7 vessel near Butcher Island off Mumbai coast.

The vessel caught fire after the explosion.

The injured were rushed to South Mumbai´s St George hospital.

According to reports, the vessel was carrying some highly inflammable chemicals.

The fire was brought under control by port fire service personnel with the help of fire tenders of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

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