8 killed in gas leak at Southern China steel mill

by VTV407 February 2018 Last updated at 16:08 PM

VTV.vn - Gas leaking from a pipeline at a steel mill in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong killed eight people and injured 10 on Monday, local authorities reported.

The leak occurred at 3am at the Shaoguan Iron and Steel company's Songshan plant.

The rescue and recovery effort was underway and the cause of the leak was under investigation. Recently, China has made considerable progress in improving industrial safety, but scores are still killed annually in the country's factories, coal mines and transportation networks.

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