Four injured as fire breaks out in pharma factory

Tirupati: Four persons were today seriously injured in a fire which broke out in a drugs and pharmaceutical factory at an Industrial area, about 20 km from here.

The fire broke out in the drugs packaging area of the factory, located in the Gajulamandyam industrial area, police said.

An electrical short circuit is suspected to be the reason for the fire.

The injured were admitted to a nearby private hospital, where the condition of two of the injured are said to be critical, they added.