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ArcelorMittal: accident at coke plant in Ghent, one fatality


Monday, 20 Nov 2017 

Nov 20 (Reuters) - ARCELORMITTAL SA ::ON NOV 20 AT 15:10 EXPLOSION TOOK PLACE IN BY-PRODUCTS ZONE OF COKE PLANT IN ARCELORMITTAL GHENT ‍​.ACCIDENT RESULTED IN ONE FATALITY AND TWO INJURED PEOPLE WHO ARE BOTH IN A STABLE CONDITION‍​.CONFIRMS THAT THERE IS NO DANGER TO SURROUNDING AREA AND THAT INSTALLATION HAS BEEN MADE SAFE‍​.CO IS INVESTIGATING EXACT CIRCUMSTANCES AND CAUSES OF THE ACCIDENT ‍​.COKE PLANT GAS IS CURRENTLY BEING FLARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATED PROCEDURES ‍​. 

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