20 dead, 100 injured in boiler blast at NTPC plant in India
"Twenty deaths have been confirmed by the district administration," Principal Secretary-Home Arvind Kumar said.
"Twenty-two people with severe burns have been referred to Lucknow. Another 15 are in Rae Bareli hospital," UP's additional directer general - law and order said.
He added that the number of casualties could rise.
The principal secretary-home said that 90-100 people had been injured in the blast.