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Chemical plant blast in Slovenia injures at least 10

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A worker hurt in an explosion at a chemical factory in Slovenia has died from his injuries. The blast occurred Thursday when a cistern exploded at a resin factory. The factory supplies resins for paper, construction, wood, rubber and the lacquer industry. The tragedy was "caused by a human error," Melamin general manager says.
5 months ago·Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Up to five missing, six injured in Slovenia chemical plant blast

SARAJEVO - Up to five people were missing and presumed dead and six others injured after an explosion on Thursday at a chemical plant in the town of Kocevje in southeastern Slovenia. The Melamin factory produces chemicals used in rubber and the paper industry and the explosion occurred around 8:30 a.m. (0630 GMT) at a tank site where raw materials are delivered, STA news agency quoted

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Chemical plant blast in Slovenia injures at least 20

An explosion and fire at a chemical plant in southeast Slovenia have injured at least 20 people

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Chemical plant blast in Slovenia injures at least 20

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — An explosion and fire at a chemical plant in southeast Slovenia injured at least 20 people Thursday as authorities urged residents in the vicinity to stay indoors.

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Chemical plant blast in Slovenia injures at least 20

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — An explosion at a chemical plant in southeast Slovenia has injured at least 10 people as authorities urged residents in the vicinity to stay indoors. The explosion was reported around 8.30 a.m. (0630GMT) Thursday in Kocevje. It’s a town about 55 kilometers (30 miles) southeast of the capital Ljubljana with a population of about 8,000. The report said that a local emergency council met for an urgent session as firefight…

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Chemical plant blast in Slovenia injures at least 10 - Local News 8

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — An explosion at a chemical plant in southeast Slovenia has injured at least 10 people as authorities urged residents in the vicinity to stay indoors. The explosion was reported around 8.30 a.m. (0630GMT) Thursday in Kocevje. It’s a town about 55 kilometers (30 miles) southeast of the capital Ljubljana with a population of about 8,000. The report said that a local emergency council met for an urgent session as firefight…

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Death Toll in Slovenia Factory Blast Rises to 6

A worker hurt in an explosion at a chemical factory in Slovenia has died from his injuries, bringing the total number of people killed in the accident to six, local media reported on Friday. The blast occurred Thursday when a cistern exploded at a resin factory belonging to chemicals company Melamin in the municipality of Kocevje, some 60 kilometers south of Ljubljana. "Unfortunately our fears have been confirmed," Melamin general manager Srecko…

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