Around a dozen persons were injured when an AC duct of emergency ward exploded at Sir Sunderlal Hospital at Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi on Saturday afternoon. Circle officer Bhelupur Rajesh Srivastava told media persons that an explosion had occurred in an AC plot duct unit in the emergency ward.
A total of 12 persons including 4 employees and a few patient attendant were injured. The incident created panic in the hospital. Hospital administration officers and police reached the spot after receiving information.
Injured persons were admitted to the hospital for treatment and then patients of emergency wards had been shifted into another ward.