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A factory worker was critically injured and three others were hurt when the maintenance room of a component manufacturing plant in Persiaran Jubli Perak, Section 22 exploded earlier today. - NSTP/courtesy of JBPM

SHAH ALAM: A factory worker was critically injured and three others were hurt when the maintenance room of a component manufacturing plant in Persiaran Jubli Perak, Section 22 exploded earlier today.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant director of operations Hafisham Mohd Noor said in the 5pm incident, the factory workers were believed to have been carrying out maintenance work when an explosion occurred which led to a fire.

“The critically injured worker suffered 75 per cent burns on the body. Three others sustained 50 per cent burns.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant director of operations Hafisham Mohd Noor said in the 5pm incident, the factory workers were believed to have been carrying out maintenance work when an explosion occurred which led to a fire. - NSTP/courtesy of JBPM

“The victims, who are in their 40s, were rushed to the hospital via an ambulance before we arrived at the scene,” said Hafisham.

Hafisham said a team of 16 firefighters from the Shah Alam Fire and Rescue Department were deployed to the scene after a distress call was received at 5.16pm.

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