Fire at cordite factory in Ooty, worker hospitalised

Ooty: A fire broke out in the gun cotton section of the cordite factory, near here, Monday and an employee was hospitalised after inhaling smoke, the police said.

Pratap, one of the five employees working in the section, suffered breathlessness and fainted after inhaling the thick smoke, the police said.

He has been admitted to the factory hospital, they said.

The reason for the fire was being ascertained, they added.