Gas leak kills four at China steel plant

Once again, chinese steel workers pay a heavy price.

China Economic Net (ce.cn)

The accident occurred at around 0:00 a.m. at Haicheng Iron and Steel Co. Ltd., a private company that produces 500,000 tons of raw iron a year, said an official with the safety inspection bureau in Anshan.

Five workers were on duty and were taking a nap in their office. “Four of them had died when rescuers arrived,” he said on condition of anonymity. “The fifth one was out of danger after timely treatment.”

The leak occurred on a gas pipe connected to the company’s primary blast furnace

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