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Russian copper smelting factory explosion injures at least 10

02 October 2015

A blast at a copper smelting factory in Chelyabinsk Oblast region injured at least 10 on October 1, Russian news agency TASS reported. At least four people are said to be in a critical condition. The explosion took place in one of the workshops at the copper smelting plant, which is said to be the oldest factory in the region producing blister copper. 

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On September 30, another blast was reported at a gunpowder factory in Russia's Tambov Region, in which four people were injured, local media reported.

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