India, Sept. 3 -- Four people were killed in a major fire that broke out at a gas processing unit owned by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) at Uran in Navi Mumbai on Tuesday morning.

News agency PTI quoted a police official saying that four people were killed in the fire and three othere were injured.

According to the police, the fire broke around 6.45 am when a few employees were working inside it. Within a few minutes, the fire engulfed a huge part of the unit. "Three employees who were working inside, reportedly suffered injuries in the accident and they were rushed to a nearby private hospital," said a police officer.

ONGC tweeted that the fire broke out in storm water drainage early morning in the Uran plant, around ...