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11 workers injured in boiler explosion

Update: April, 18/2016 - 20:26
Injured workers receive emergency aid and treatment at the 115 Nghệ An General Hospital in Central Nghệ An Province. — VNA/VNS Photo Bích Huệ
Viet Nam News -

NGHỆ AN — Eleven workers were injured when a boiler exploded this morning at the Wood World Việt Nam JSC in Nam Cấm Industrial Park in Nghi Lộc District, Central Nghệ An Province.

Major Nguyễn Trọng Tuệ, head of the Nghi Lộc District Police told the Vietnam News Agency that the explosion occurred at the oil pipeline of the wood press. 

Authorities have already cordoned off the scene of the accident for further investigations.

Rescue teams sent seven workers to the province’s 115 Nghệ An General Hospital and four others to the Hữu Nghị General Hospital for emergency aid and treatment.

Doctor Nguyễn Văn Hưng, from the 115 Nghệ An General Hospital, said five among the seven injured workers, who are being treated at the hospital’s ICU were being treated for serious burns on the face, back, hands and feet. 

Two among the four workers at the Hữu Nghị General Hospital were also in a serious condition.

On the same day, the district Vice Chairman Trần Thị Ánh Tuyết went to the scene of the explosion for inspection and paid visited the injured workers at the hospitals. — VNS





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