HAFIZABAD: A labourer died and another received critical injuries after a gas tank exploded at a Mobil oil factory, late on Monday, Aaj News reported.
A loud explosion was heard, after which the factory caught fire, eye witnesses said. A fire engine reached the location and rescue work began.
Locals claimed that the factory produced sub-standard oil. The gas produced in the factory has also turned the water reservoir in the land poisonous.
Police has begun an inquiry, but no arrests have been made so far.