The Chinese Embassy in India confirmed Monday that two Chinese engineers died when a boiler inside a pharma unit located near the Indian capital exploded on Sunday.
One Indian factory worker also died in the incident at the Pusilin Biotechnology Private Limited located in the Rozka Meo Industrial Area in India's northern state of Haryana, adjacent to New Delhi, according to local police.
The boiler and an oven of the unit had developed a snag and the engineers were working to fix it when the accident happened. The boiler exploded killing the three, all positioned near the boiler at the time, instantly.
The Chinese embassy told Xinhua that it will urge the Indian side to find out the cause of the accident, and ensure the legal rights and interests of Chinese nationals.