Boiler explosion, 13 people injured, one missing

12:20 | 08/12/2018
A boiler exploded yesterday noon at Cuu Long Steel Company in the northern coastal city of Hai Phong, leaving 13 workers injured and one missing.
boiler explosion 13 people injured one missing
Cuu Long Steel Company where the boiler exploded.-Photo thanhnien.vn

Regarding the missing worker, Duong Dinh On, Hong Bang District People’s Committee, said they could not contact him by phone to confirm if he was still in the boiler.

“Firefighters are trying to cool down the boiler to seek the victim,” he told online news outlet zing.vn.

One severely wounded worker was transferred to a central hospital in Hà Nội, the rest were hospitalised at local Viet–Tiep Hospital.

Cuu Long Steel Company resumed its operation yesterday. Hong Bang District authorities are investigating the incident.

VNA

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