DRDO : One Killed, Another Injured In A Blast At Pune DRDO Lab-One worker was killed and another blast took place when handling explosive material at a Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) laboratory in Hingwadi area of Pune.The incident took place yesterday at DRDO High Commissioner Research Laboratory (HEMRL).
Yogesh Kirtikar was injured when a contractor killed Laxmikant Sonawane (26) in the blast.The workers were split off the explosives and their samples were cut. A senior HEMRL official said.Both of them were admitted to a hospital, in which Sonawane was declared dead. Kittikar was released immediately after the treatment.
The official claimed that the laboratory has complied with all the safety guidelines and the workers have been highly trained to handle explosives.The high-level committee will investigate this incident, he said.