Two workers die after igniting oxygen at a Russian plant

Two victims of oxygen ignition in Ust-Ilimsk PPM died

pipelines at the Ust-Ilimsk Pulp and Paper Mill in the Irkutsk Region, were killed. This was reported by a RIA Novosti source in the region's law enforcement agencies.

According to the agency's interlocutor, two burned workers died in the hospital.

An oxygen leak with a local fire occurred at a production plant of the Ilim group “November 24. As a result, five people were injured, the leak occurred during tests after repair work. The enterprise continued to operate normally, the fire was liquidated.

Earlier, an explosion thundered in one of the shops of the Novolipetsk Metallurgical Plant. The explosion collapsed the roof around the entire perimeter of the building with an area of ‚Äč‚Äčabout two thousand square meters. A plant worker was injured – she was removed from the rubble and hospitalized in a state of shock.



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