Dhule: A chemical factory explosion has resulted in the death of at least 13 people and injury of 43 people at Dhule in Maharashtra, today. 

At least 100 workers were inside the building when the explosion occurred. The factory is located at Waghadi in Shirpur taluk in Dhule.  The explosion happened around 9:45 am, reported PTI.

Police department has deployed teams including staff from disaster management department and  fire extinguishers are conducting rescue operations.