Explosion in steel plant in China kills 17 and injures 27 people

Explosion in steel plant in China kills 17 and injures 27 people
# 24 December 2008 14:12 (UTC +04:00)
Beijing–APA. At least 17 people were killed and 27 injured in the explosion at steel plant in China caused by the gas leak. The incident took place at the plant of Ganlu Iron and Steel Company in 150 km from Beijing, APA reports. A total of 44 people were working around the blast furnace at the time of the leak. Two workers died instantly and five more succumbed to injuries in hospital soon after. Ten other workers who were seriously injured died in the afternoon after emergency operation failed. Causes of the blast are investigated.
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