Tuesday, December 23, 2014   

One killed in Japan steel plant explosion
(11-25 16:37)

One person was killed and at least three others were injured after an explosion Monday at Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp.'s Yahata plant in southwestern Japan, Kyodo News reported.
The accident occurred at around 1:15 p.m. local time as gas caught fire during steel-hardening work at the plant located in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture.
The three injured were sent to a hospital. One suffered serious burns while the other two had minor injuries after breathing smoke, according to the report. --Xinhua
   
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