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Gas leak in steel plant blast furnace

PTI | By, Rourkela
Jan 03, 2010 08:34 AM IST

Eight workers, including three officers, were hospitalised following a gas leak in one of the blast furnaces of the Rourkela Steel Plant on Sunday.

Eight workers, including three officers, were hospitalised following a gas leak in one of the blast furnaces of the Rourkela Steel Plant on Sunday.

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The condition of four of them was critical, sources in the plant said. They were admitted into the ICU of the Ispat General Hospital in Rourkela.

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The others were released after first-aid.

Three contractor labourers and two workers were among the eight persons affected by the gas leak, which started at around 6.30 am.

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