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Gas poisoning at steel plant kills 9 in China

Gas poisoning at an iron and steel plant in China’s southwest Guizhou province has killed nine persons and injured two others

world Updated: Feb 01, 2018 16:20 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Beijing
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The incident occurred when workers were conducting an overhaul of the generator boiler at Shougang Shuicheng Iron and Steel Company Limited in Liupanshui city.(Reuters File Photo)

Gas poisoning at an iron and steel plant in China’s southwest Guizhou province has killed nine persons and injured two others, authorities said today.

The incident occurred when workers were conducting an overhaul of the generator boiler at Shougang Shuicheng Iron and Steel Company Limited in Liupanshui city, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Nine people were killed and two others were injured in the yesterday’s incident, it quoted local authorities as saying.

The cause of the accident was not immediately known, it said.

First Published: Feb 01, 2018 16:20 IST