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15 killed in transformer explosion in Chamoli, Uttarakhand

Transformer explosion in Chamoli, Uttarakhand,
Transformer explosion in Chamoli, Uttarakhand,

 

Uttarakhand, 19 July, 2023 : A transformer explosion in Chamoli, Uttarakhand, killed 15 people on Wednesday. The explosion took place at a substation in the Chamoli town area.The dead include a police sub-inspector, two constables, and a child. The injured have been taken to a nearby hospital. The cause of the explosion is not yet known. However, it is believed that the explosion may have been caused by a short circuit. The explosion caused a power outage in the area. Power supply has been restored to some parts of the area, but it is still not available in other parts. The police have launched an investigation into the matter.

The explosion took place at around 10:00 AM on Wednesday. The explosion was so powerful that it shook the nearby buildings.The explosion caused a fire in the substation, which spread to nearby shops and houses.The fire was brought under control by the fire department after several hours.

The death toll is expected to rise as more bodies are recovered from the rubble. The government has announced a compensation of Rs. 5 lakh each to the families of the deceased.The Prime Minister has expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and has ordered an inquiry into the matter.This is a tragic incident and our thoughts are with the families of the victims. We hope that the investigation will shed light on the cause of the explosion and that those responsible will be brought to justice.

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