Blast at shipbuilding plant kills 4 in South Korea - Reports

  20 August 2017    Read: 554
Blast at shipbuilding plant kills 4 in South Korea - Reports

An explosion on an oil tanker under construction at an STX Offshore & Shipbuilding plant in a southeastern province of South Korea has left four workers dead, local media reported Sunday, citing national fire agency.

The blast occurred at 11:37 a.m. local time (02:37 GMT) at the plant in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province, the Yonhap news agency reported.

The workers were inside the oil tanker when the accident took place.

The reason behind the explosion is as yet unkown.

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