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Accidents Fatal Explosion at Canadian Pharmaceutical Production Plant

| Editor: Dominik Stephan

Fatal accident in Canada: According to the Canadian TV station CBC, an explosion at a plant of Neptune Technologies in Sherbrooke, Quebec, killed at least two workers, injuring several others.

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Accident at a pharmaceutical facility in Canada takes live of two workers
Accident at a pharmaceutical facility in Canada takes live of two workers
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Montreal/Canada – The explosion occurred as a fire broke out on Thursday afternoon, CBC reported. The facility also includes a storage for around 15,000 liters of Acetone.

Two workers where found dead at the site, 20 had to be brought hospitals, some of them having suffered severe burns. Local firefighters are currently investigating the cause of the accident.

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