A man operates a furnace at a steel plant in southeastern China’s Anhui province. The safety bureau has urged steel mills to step up supervision after 17 people were killed in two separate incidents related to gas leaks. Photo: Reuters

Chinese steel mills told to step up safety checks after 17 killed by gas leaks

Firms also asked to provide emergency rescue training to workers, strengthen management and shut down outdated equipment

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A man operates a furnace at a steel plant in southeastern China’s Anhui province. The safety bureau has urged steel mills to step up supervision after 17 people were killed in two separate incidents related to gas leaks. Photo: Reuters
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