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One dead, 3 injured in explosion at Kurdish steel plant

28 September 2017

An explosion at the Sulaimani Steel Factory in Bazian, Kurdistan, northern Iraq, has killed one Nepali worker and wounded three others. The inured Nepalis were rushed to hospital, according to a local police source.

Image: SulSteel
Image: SulSteel

The plant melts down scrap metal for reuse, and the police spokesperson said a piece of steel at high temperature exploded. An investigation into the incident has begun, he was quoted as saying by the Rudaw news agency.

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