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Gas blast injures 37 in Bac Ninh

Update: December, 06/2012 - 09:53

BAC NINH (VNS)— An explosion injured 37 people at a gas extraction factory in northern Bac Ninh Province's Thuan Thanh District yesterday.

Nguyen Dang San, vice head of Bac Ninh Industrial Zone's Management Board said gas in a tanker truck exploded while being extracted.

Four fire trucks were sent to stamp out the fire. The truck was a write-off and the ceiling of a storage unit destroyed, at an estimated loss of VND2 billion (US$86,000).

The injured were taken to hospital. The case is under investigation. — VNS

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