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In the Chinese factory killed 17 steelworkers

December 24 2008

17 people were killed and 27 injured as a result of emissions of carbon monoxide in the Chinese metallurgical plant "Ganley" in Tszunhua.

In one of the factory floor exploded cap dedusting installation for blast furnace, which resulted in the release of CO (carbon monoxide) poisoning, and all 44 steelworkers who worked in the change, according to ITAR-TASS .

Two died on the spot, another 15 people died during the day in hospital. Life remaining 27 workers are out of danger. At the plant stopped working, under investigation. The plant was commissioned in 2001, it employed 1.7 thousand people.

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