Several injured in Usiminas blast, fire official says

by Reuters
Friday, 10 August 2018 18:26 GMT

SAO PAULO, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Several people were wounded on Friday in an explosion at a plant owned by Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA, the company's head fire commander said.

It was not known how many people were injured, but a fire department official said the injured were taken by Usiminas' fire brigade to a nearby hospital. (Reporting by Alberto Alerigi Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)

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