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large explosion broke out yesterday (21st) at a chemical manufacturing plant in Incheon. One was killed and eight were injured, but we are investigating the exact cause of the accident.

This is Han So-hee.


One wall of the factory collapsed, and debris was scattered on the floor.

White smoke leaks through the crushed cargo vehicle.

About 8:50 yesterday evening, an explosion occurred at a chemical manufacturing plant in Seo-gu, Incheon.

[Ha Young-Bong/Sightseeing: Flies and bursts, the window falls on the car that goes inside... .] With the

loud explosion, part of the factory wall collapsed, and the first stage of response was initiated by the entire fire department personnel in 20 minutes to report.

The accident killed one in eight workers who were working at the time of the explosion, and seven others, including 45-year-old O Mo, were injured, two of whom were reported to be seriously injured.

In addition, a fire crew who was on the job searching for the dead was wounded and taken to a nearby hospital.

After a search for missing persons overnight, some bodies of the missing were found in the warehouse of hazardous chemicals inside the factory at 4:30 am today.

Fire officials believe that the accident occurred when workers moved 8 tons of hydrogen peroxide from a mobile tank lorry.

[Il-Hee Lee/ Head of Prevention Team, Western Fire Department, Incheon: It is estimated that the explosion occurred while carrying 8 tons of hydrogen peroxide from the moving tank lorry.]

The fire department and the police have been conducting joint identification since this morning to investigate the exact cause of the accident.