Azerbaijan, Baku, August 12 /Trend A.Taghiyeva /
A powerful blast occurred at a chemical plant in the Turkish province of Kocaeli in the Kartepe region yesterday, Sabah newspaper reported on Monday.
A fire broke out at the factory following the explosion the newspaper said. A factory worker was killed and another seriously injured.
More than 100 employees of the factory were quickly evacuated.
Fire brigade units rushed to the scene and managed to extinguish the fire in a few hours.
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