Wednesday, 18 September 2019 08:13 GMT

China: 10 die in cargo ship gas leak

(MENAFN) Local authorities declared that ten people have been killed after carbon dioxide leaked in a cargo ship at Longyan Port, Weihai city, in east China's Shandong Province Saturday.

The incident took place at about 4 p.m., when the ship belonging to the Fujian Shipping Company was being amended.

Authorities confirmed that 19 people wounded in the incident are being treated at a local hospital.

A preliminary probe revealed that carbon dioxide leaked from the fire system due to misconduct of staff members.


China: 10 die in cargo ship gas leak


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