Published : 2013-12-16 22:00
Updated : 2013-12-16 22:00
DAEGU -- Two POSCO employees were found dead Monday at the steelmaker's main plant in Pohang, southeastern South Korea, fire officials said.
An accident of unknown cause occurred at an oxygen production facility of the Pohang plant about 380 kilometers southeast of Seoul at 8:30 p.m., said the officials, adding that fire fighters have rushed to the scene.
The officials and the municipal government of Pohang said an investigation was under way to determine the cause of the accident.
"The Pohang fire station has received a report on the accident and the deaths of two employees. But no further information is available for now," said a municipal government official. (Yonhap News)