May, 2020

This is a repeating event

202029MayAll DaySINANJIANG EXPLOSION 2020Sinanjiang Hydropower Mojiang (CN)Industry:Renewable PowerCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENIncident:EXPLOSIONImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 Fatalities


Six people were killed and five others injured after a suspected explosion hit a hydropower plant in southwest China’s Yunnan Province on Friday.

The emergency management department of Yunnan said the accident happened at 11:10 a.m. at the Sinanjiang Hydropower Station in Mojiang County. It happened as workers were dredging the dam’s ventilation tunnel.

Authorities said the rescue operation had been completed and the injured were not in a life-threatening condition. An investigation has been launched into the cause of the accident

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