2 people killed, 4 injured as hydrogen tanks blast in S Korea

2 people killed, 4 injured as hydrogen tanks blast in S Korea
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  • calendar-gray 23 May 2019

At least two people were killed and four others were seriously injured on Thursday as a result of a hydrogen tank explosion in the South Korean eastern city of Gangneung, Yonhap reported citing firefighting authorities, APAreports citing Sputnik. 

According to the Yonhap News Agency, firefighters have started a rescue operation in an attempt to find people who could have been trapped under the debris.

A spokeswoman at Gangwon Fire Headquarters told the media outlet that the storage tank was used by a venture firm at the Gangwon Technopark in Gangneung that is 150 miles east of Seoul.

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