2020-07-06

Husband lost his job, Indian women and children ran to work in a black factory

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According to the”Indian Times” report on July 6, 2020, India Uttar Pradesh Gaziabad City produces a birthday candle An explosion occurred at the Black Factory on July 5, killing 7 women and 1 boy and injuring more than 10 others. It is reported that there are about thirty or forty workers in the factory, basically women and children, all of whom went to work in the factory for the purpose of supplementing their families during the epidemic.

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Explosion scene

According to Sunil Kuma Singh, a senior official of the local fire department, the scope of the explosion itself was not large, but the explosion caused the roof and ceiling of the factory to collapse, resulting in casualties. As of the evening of July 5, the identities of the eight bodies found have been identified, all of them residents of the village where the factory is located. Two other girls in their 10s have not been found. Firefighters are still searching for survivors under the rubble. According to factory workers, the explosion was so sudden that many people were too late to flee.

The fire station said the cause of the explosion has not been confirmed. It is reported that there are at least four or five explosive materials in the factory, distributed in a factory of 1,700 square feet (about 157 square meters). And this factory is located in the center of the whole village. According to local villagers, the factory has been in operation for more than five years, and even during the blockade of the new crown epidemic, it did not stop working. However, the factory did not actually obtain permission from the competent authority.

After the explosion, local villagers rushed to the scene to rescue them as soon as possible, and took the injured to the hospital. It is reported that most of the factory workers are women, and their husbands lost their jobs during the new crown epidemic.”I stayed at home after I lost my job. My wife said she found a job in the factory and was in the village. She could earn 6000 rupees (about 568 yuan) a month. I can only agree. Although we There are free rations, but there are still other expenses in life,” said the husband of a female worker in the factory.

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Two teenage girls, Yi Shu and her friends, are still missing. Yishu’s mother said that the day of the explosion was the first day of work for the two girls.”I went to ask people everywhere, and went to the hospital to inquire, but there was no news of my daughter,” Yishu’s mother said.

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The local sheriff Ajay Shanka Pandi and several other officials also arrived at the scene to appease the angry people. Everyone asked the authorities to investigate and severely punish the police department in charge, why the factory was allowed to operate without permission. It is reported that the head of the police station in charge of this area, Mohammed Rafiq, has been suspended and is awaiting investigation. For workers who unfortunately died in the explosion, the authorities have agreed to pay 400,000 rupees (about 37,868 yuan) per person for compensation, while the government will bear the medical expenses of the injured.

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