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At least 3 people killed in explosion in gas processing plant in Uzbekistan
Central Asia | incidents | 09:56, 22 September 2017 | 2479

AKIPRESS.COM - At least three people were killed, another was hospitalized due to gas poisoning after the blast in the processing plant in Mubarek gas processing plant in Kashkadarya region on September 20, centralasian.org reports.

According to the eyewitnesses, those killed and wounded are employees of the plant, who were conducting installation and repair work in the plant department, where explosion occurred. A government commission was established to study the causes of the explosion.

One of the workers reported that one of the versions of the blast could be failure to comply with the safety rules.

Assistant of the director of the plant Shermat Shamshiyev said that he explosion was an accident. According to him, the government commission is investigating the causes and circumstances of the tragedy. The families of the victims will be provided with material and moral assistance, he added.

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