Friday, June 23, 2023

Third Summer Explosion: Chinese Steel Mill Explosion Several Dead

Third day of Summer and we have had three explosions.

Summer 2023 Explosions so far:

1. Paris
2. China
3. China
4. ??????

An explosion at a steel mill in China's northeast killed four people and left five hospitalized with injuries, the city government said Friday. A blast furnace exploded Thursday morning at the Yingkou Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. in Yingkou, east of Beijing in Liaoning province, the city's Emergency Management Bureau said in a statement. The cause was under investigation, but experts believe an equipment malfunction was to blame, the announcement said. Phone calls to the Yingkou government Friday weren't answered. The disaster occurred less than 12 hours after an explosion Wednesday evening blamed on cooking gas killed 31 people in a barbecue restaurant in Yinchuan, a city in China's northwest. Source

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