Sambalpur, Oct 12: Two contractual workers have been critical after a blasting in the furnace of BR Steel in Sambalpur on Tuesday.
The injured ones have been identified as Ranjay Kumar and Golu Kumar Yadav, both hail from Bihar.
Sources said, the mishap took place at the second furnace of the plant in the evening. The furnace was in its normal operation. Meanwhile, a sudden explosion took place inside it.
As a result, the two workers sustained critical burn injuries as the molten steel spouted over them.
The critical injured workers were rushed to the Sambalpur district headquarters hospital for resuscitation. However, Ranjay has been shifted to Ispat General Hospital,Rourkela for his seriousness.