CHINA Fire at under-construction LNG terminal kills 5 in S China

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Fire at under-construction LNG terminal kills 5 in S China

CGTN

08:43, November 03, 2020

Photo: Chinanews.com

At least five people were killed, three severely inured and one person is missing after a fire broke out at a construction site for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Tieshangang District, Beihai City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, local authorities said on Tuesday.

The incident occurred around 11:45 a.m. on Monday in the LNG terminal of Tieshan Port, operated by a company under China Oil & Gas Piping Network Corporation (PipeChina), according to the local publicity bureau.

The fire has been extinguished while search and rescue operations are underway.

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