Five die in South Korea factory blast

Seoul, July 3 (IANS) Five workers were killed when an explosion took place near a chemical factory’s wastewater disposal facility in South Korea on Friday.

The explosion occurred at a plant belonging to South Korean conglomerate Hanwha Group, reported Xinhua citing Yonhap News Agency.

Officials said residual gas might have caused the explosion while the workers were engaged in welding.

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