Blast at coke factory in Zaporizhya claims four lives

Source : 112 Ukraine

Gas storage tank exploded as contractors performed welding jobs, - police
18:22, 16 March 2017

ZaporizhKoks factory
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Four people perished in the blast that occurred at Zaporizhkoks factory in Zaporizhya, south-eastern Ukraine, on March 16. UNN news agency reported that with a reference to the press department of local police.  

According to the law enforcers, a gas storage tank exploded. The incident took place at about 3 p.m., when the contractors welded the tank. Four people perished – three on the spot, another one died in the ambulance car. 

Source: UNN

The investigation is underway.

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