One killed, two injured during gas explosion in Bosnia

10:24, May 23, 2010      

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An explosion on Saturday at a propane filling station and facility producing acetylene gas resulted in the death of one worker and two others injured in Bijeljina, a town located in north-east Bosnia and Herzegovina, reported the Bosnian Serb news agency Srna.

The incident reportedly occurred during the routine maintenance of the acetylene gas production line. The impact of the explosion shattered the windows in the "Milojevic-Gilje gas" facility. Details of how the 60-year-old worker died were not revealed, however, one of the injured workers was treated for burns on both arms, while the other sustained damage to his hearing.

An investigation into the explosion by the local prosecutor is in progress.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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