An Explosion in the construction of a power plant in North Sumatra, Indonesia killed 7 workers and seriously wounded 6 others, a senior official from the disaster management agency said on Thursday.

bomb blastThe blast took place in a tunnel located in Rih Tengah village of Karo district on Tuesday, said Jonson Tarigan, secretary of local disaster management agency at the district.

“When the workers were conducting their works at the tunnel, suddenly a generator exploded and hit them,” Mr. Tarigan told Xinhua by phone from Karo district.

All the victims have been evacuated and brought to a nearby hospital, he said.

Source: Xinhua


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