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Steel Plant Blast Injures 7 People
January 13, 2020
2 Min Read
Seven people were injured in an explosion at a steel plant in the Philippines on Saturday. Representative image. Image courtesy of Pixabay
An explosion at SKK Steel Corp. steel plant in San Simon, Pampanga, Philippines last Saturday night left seven people with injuries, local news organizations reported following the incident.
The blast occurred at about 11:30 p.m. at the site, officials from the San Simon Municipal Police Office told GMA News. Personnel from the San Simon Bureau of Fire Protection are investigating the explosion.
A leaking oxygen cylinder is thought to have been the source of the explosion, coverage by the Philippine Star said. The injured persons were transported to an area hospital to receive treatment for burns.
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