China: Four killed, 12 injured in cargo ship blast

Last Updated: Saturday, March 3, 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.


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First Published: Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 11:15

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