Chemical plant blast death toll increases to seven

Ljubljana, 6 June - 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.

Another injured dies after the 12 May explosion at the chemical plant Melamin, raising the death toll to seven.
Photo: Mitja Ofak/Municipality of Kočevje
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