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Chemosvit blast injures two

AN EXPLOSION occurred at the Chemosvit factory in Svit, a town located by the foot of the High Tatra Mountains, on the night of September 30, around 20:00, the cas.sk webportal informed.

AN EXPLOSION occurred at the Chemosvit factory in Svit, a town located by the foot of the High Tatra Mountains, on the night of September 30, around 20:00, the cas.sk webportal informed.

Two people were injured in the blast, the Sme daily reported, dismissing initial reports by the cas.sk that two people were killed.

One of the injured persons suffered only minor injuries and was released from the hospital immediately, while the other one sustained serious injuries and was kept in the hospital, according to sme.sk.

The explosion caused a fire that spread to the factory’s foundry, cas.sk reported.

The history of Chemosvit dates back to the 1930s. Today it consists of a group of 12 subsidiaries involved in the production, conversion and sale of flexible film intended for packaging for the electrotechnical industry, and the production and sale of plastics, polypropylene yarn and machinery, according to the company’s website.

Manufacturing sites are located in Slovakia, Ukraine and Finland. It currently employs over 2,200 people, the website reads.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Michaela Terenzani from press reports
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