5 killed in Ukraine's chemical plant explosion

17:04, 06 August 2013
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At least five people were killed in a chemical plant explosion in eastern Ukraine Tuesday, local authorities said, according to Xinhua.

According to the Donetsk Region Prosecutor's Office, the accident occurred at around 2:30 p.m. local time (1130 GMT) at the "Stirol" plant in the town of Gorlovka, during maintenance work on an ammonia reservoir.

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