China: Four killed, 12 injured in cargo ship blast
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Last Updated: Saturday, March 03, 2012, 12:40
Beijing: At least four people were killed and 12 others injured in a boiler explosion on a cargo ship in east China.

The explosion occurred yesterday on a bulk carrier as the Zijinshan shipyard of Nanjing Tanker Corp was about to deliver the ship to its parent China Changjiang National Shipping (Group) Corp after repair, the shipyard said in a statement.

Of the 12 shipyard workers who were admitted to a hospital, two slightly injured have been discharged, state-run Xinhua reported.


First Published: Saturday, March 03, 2012, 11:15

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