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Huge explosion occurs in Dragon Steel Mill

At that time, the massive explosion echo could be heard at area of the steel refinery before blast and black smoke suddenly flared up. 

After receiving the information, the Fire Prevention and Fighting Police Department of Hai Phong city sent fire trucks and firefighters to the scene to extinguish the blaze. 

A person was killed and 11 injured in the big explosion in their first working day. 

Accordingly, the accident occurred in the first operation day of the Dragon Steel Mill, cccording to Chairman of People’s Committee of Hong Bang district Duong Dinh On,.

The initial cause of the explosion was determined by the high furnace temperature of about degrees Celsius, which caused a large water leak leading to the explosion. When leakage was detected, many workers jumped from the top of the furnace.

Currently, the functional forces protected the scene in order to investigate the accident. 

BY MINH KHANG- Translated by Huyen Huong