“Four people were injured in the incident and have received treatment, while one contract workman is missing, also the incident is not expected to impact the company’s performance”- Hindalco management
It also said that many people are believed to be trapped and swept away in the debris as the caustic pond suddenly broke up following a land cave-in at Muri, some 25 km from Ranchi.
Preliminary investigation reveals no material impact
Operations have been suspended temporarily at the plant as a precautionary measure to assess the situation, the company said. They also said that preliminary investigations have indicated no material impact on the surrounding environment or to property. Efforts are on to clear the spillage.
Four people injured, one missing
Hindalco said that four people were injured in the incident and have received treatment, while one contract workman is missing. The statement said that the incident is not expected to impact the company’s performance.
Hindalco’s shares slipped by 2 percent to settle at Rs 211 on Wednesday.