Blast at Trade Kings leaves 11 injured

At least 11 people have been injured in an explosion at a steel plant in Kafue.

Lusaka Province police commissioner Charity Katanga said the explosion went off in the oxygen plant at Trade Kings Universal Steel and Mining at dawn on Saturday in Kafue area.

The cause of the accident is unknown, she said.

Several of the injured were admitted to Kafue District Hospital while one with a broken leg was taken to the country’s largest health institution – the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) – for possible amputation

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