NEW DELHI, June 12 A gas leak following an
explosion at a steel plant in the Indian state of Chattisgarh on
Thursday left at least five people dead and over 30 unwell,
local television channels reported.
The plant, a unit of state-run Steel Authority of India Ltd
, is India's sole producer of rails and heavy steel
The cause of the explosion was not immediately known. The
injured have been admitted to a government hospital, the
Officials from the company and the state government were not
immediately available for comment.
(Reporting by Rajesh Kumar Singh; Editing by Sanjeev Miglani
and Alison Williams)