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An oxygen cylinder exploded at an industrial site in the Angara region

An oxygen cylinder exploded at an industrial site in the Angara region
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In Ust-Ilimsk, Irkutsk Region, an oxygen cylinder exploded at the industrial site of the Ilim Group's pulp and cardboard mill. Five workers were injured.

According to RBC, The emergency happened during the repair work on the oxygen line, where there was a depressurization and ignition. The victims were taken to the hospital with burns of varying degrees.

The enterprise continues to operate normally, there is no threat to the environment. A special commission establishes the reason.

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