The site of an explosion at a scrap metal processing facility, Master Steel Company, which killed one and wounded three others in Tanjaro, Sulaimani on April 15, 2021. Photo/Zhyan News Network
SULAIMANI – One person was killed and three others were wounded in an explosion at a scrap metal processing facility in Sulaimani.
The blast occurred at Master Steel Factory on Thursday (April 15) in Sulaimani’s Tanjaro area. One worker died at hospital from wounds inflicted due to the explosion.
Reporter of Zhyan News Network said that the victim who died is an Arab and his body has been transferred to the forensic medicine.
The reason behind the explosion is not immediately known, but the victims often collect unexploded ordnance at processing plants along with scrap metal posing a threat to their lives.
In a similar incident in May 2020, unexploded ordnance detonated killing a manager at Mass Iron and Steel Industry Company plant in nearby Bazian.