Six killed in Colombia shipyard explosion

May 18,2017  

Six killed in Colombia shipyard explosion
Six killed in Colombia shipyard explosion, At least six persons have died and 23 others injured in an explosion at a Colombian shipyard, authorities said.

BOGOTA: At least six persons have died and 23 others injured in an explosion at a Colombian shipyard, authorities said.

The explosion took place on Wednesday in a state-owned facility in Cotecmar on a tanker. Three were killed on site and the rest died at a hospital, Xinhua news agency reported.

The explosion happened on a ship that was under maintenance, an official said.