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Chemical plant blast death toll increases to seven

By: J.S., STA

The death toll of the powerful explosion that ripped through the Melamin chemical plant in Kočevje, south Slovenia, on 12 May has increased to seven after a second of the two severely injured workers died in hospital on Monday, nearly three weeks after Slovenia’s deadliest industrial accident.

The latest death was announced by UKC Ljubljana hospital where the worker had been treated for severe burns. Two Bosnian citizens and one Macedonian citizen are believed to have been among those killed.

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