Explosion in Finland's chemical factory kills one, injuring another

19:47, September 15, 2010      

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An explosion happened in Arizona Chemical Factory in Oulu, in northern Finland, early Wednesday. It has claimed the life of one person, another person was seriously injured.

According to Finnish media report, the explosion occurred around 8:30 in the Wednesday morning when welding work was being carried out on the 150 water-filled cubic meter turpentine container in the chemical Factory. The explosion killed one, injuring a few, one seriously.

Several emergency units and ambulances were called to the scene around 8:30 a.m. All the injured have been taken to hospital.

The pine oil and turpentine refinery plant located in Oulu has 80 employees.

Source: Xinhua

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