Gas cylinder leak causes blast at factory

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  • Monday, 14 Mar 2011

MALACCA: Three cylinders filled with harmful ammonia gas were flung 80m high after an explosion at a factory in Tangga Batu Industrial estate near here.

State Fire and Rescue Department deputy operation officer Kamaru­zaman Mohd Din said a leak in one of the cylinders was believed to have caused the explosion.

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