One killed, 30 injured in gas leak

Jan 17, 2012, 08:02 IST | IANS
One person was killed and nearly 30 were injured after carbon monoxide gas leaked in a steel company in northeast China late Monday night, said local authorities.

The leakage occurred in Harbin, capital city of Heilongjiang province at around 10 p.m. in Acheng Iron & Steel Co., Ltd., Xinhua quoted a government official as saying and adding that the injured were receiving treatment at hospitals and 10 of them were in serious conditions. 

According to the company's website, the company is the the province's largest steel producer. 

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