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10 killed in Indian steel factory explosion—local official

/ 12:52 PM June 14, 2012

HYDERABAD, India – At least ten people were killed and several others seriously injured in an explosion in a steel factory in southeastern India, a local government official said on Thursday.

“Ten people died in the blast on Wednesday evening and about nine are battling for their lives in hospital,” Lav Agarwal, district administrator of Visakhapatnam in the state of Andhra Pradesh, told Agence France-Presse.

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