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Gas leak in Rourkela Steel Plant, 1 killed

Officials said six contract workers, who were engaged by a private firm for maintenance of a blast furnace, came in contact with hot gas that leaked from the furnace.

By: Express News Service | Bhubaneswar |
January 26, 2017 1:43:52 am
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A contract labourer died and five were severely injured following a gas leak in a blast furnace in Rourkela Steel Plant Wednesday.

Officials said six contract workers, who were engaged by a private firm for maintenance of a blast furnace, came in contact with hot gas that leaked from the furnace.

All of them have been admitted to a hospital. The condition of the injured was said to be critical.

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