Latest World News / SHANGHAI: Gas leak at an east China steel works Thursday left three workers dead and 10 injured, the government said, in the latest industrial accident to hit the nation.
The leak occurred at the Meishan steel plant in the city of Nanjing, with noxious gases poisoning the 13 workers, the city government said in a statement.
Efforts at a local hospital to save three of the workers were ineffective, the statement said, while three others remain in serious condition and seven were out of danger of losing their lives.
The causes of the gas leak is under investigation, the statement said. (AFP)