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Blast at petrochemical plant leaves one dead, one injured

Blast at petrochemical plant leaves one dead, one injured

An explosion erupted at a plant belonging to Chang Chun Petrochemical Co. Monday, leaving one worker dead and another injured.

The accident occurred at around 11 a.m. during an acrylic manufacturing process, according to officials at the plant.

Su Shih-kuang, executive vice president of Chang Chun Group, said all production lines at the plant have been suspended after the accident and the plant's management is investigating the cause behind the explosion. (By Wei Shu and Y.F. Low)


Updated : 2021-09-18 21:34 GMT+08:00