Sputnik News – Two nuclear reactors under construction in South Korea were shut down following the death of three workers.
MOSCOW, December 27 (Sputnik) – South Korea’s Ministry of Employment and Labor decided to shut down two nuclear reactors under construction after a toxic gas leak led to the death of three workers, Yonhap reports.
Three Dead at Nuclear Power Plant Construction Site in South Korea
The ministry stated it would launch a probe into the incident, which took place in the city of Ulsan, located approximately 400 kilometers (248 miles) southeast of Seoul.
“We will promptly conduct an investigation and hold accountable those who are responsible (in the incident) if any irregularities are discovered,” Yoo Han-bong, who leads the labor ministry’s Ulsan branch, said, as quoted by Yonhap.