Explosion in India on October 19 2017 06:36 AM (UTC).

Common Alerting Protocol information

Category Safety General emergency and public safety
Certainty Observed Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Scope Public For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Severity Severe Significant threat to life or property
Urgency Past Responsive action is no longer required

Base data

EDIS Number EX-20171019-60272-IND
Event type Explosion
Date/Time October 19 2017 06:36 AM (UTC)
Last update October 19 2017 06:37 AM (UTC)
Cause of event
Reliability of information Authentic source : Information from trusted source (newspapers, emails, websites). Reliability: at least 70%
Damage level High Damage level
Affected area Local event : The affected area up to a few kilometers

Geographic information

Continent Asia
Country India
County / State State of Odisha
Area
Settlement Balasore
Coordinate 21.49, 86.92

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 8
Injured person(s) 20
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0