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Thursday, 09 January 2014 - 15:18
Japan: Fatal blast at Mitsubishi Materials factory
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At least five people have been killed and 12 injured in an explosion at a chemical factory in central Japan.

The blast occurred in the afternoon at the plant run by Mitsubishi Materials in Yokkaichi city, Mie prefecture.

Maintenance crews were cleaning out a heat exchanger used in the production of silicon products when the blast happened.

The number of injured has ranged, in reports, from 12 to 17.
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