Twenty feared killed by molten metal in China

Published: Wednesday, April 18, 2007, 11:02 [IST]

Beijing, Apr 18: A ladle of molten metal spilt its load at a Chinese &13;steelworks today may have killed 20 people, Xinhua news agency said.

The &13;accident happened a plant of the Qinghe Special Steel Co.

Ltd. in &13;Tieling, in the northeastern province of Liaoning, Xinhua said in a brief &13;report.

''Two bodies have been found so far and the other workers are &13;unlikely to have survived,'' Xinhua said, quoting local work safety &13;authorities.

Reuters&13;

 

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