Two workers killed in explosion at Orica plant in Chile

domingo 11 de septiembre de 2016 11:36 GYT

SANTIAGO, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Two workers were killed in an explosion at Australian company Orica Ltd's emulsions manufacturing plant in Chile, the company said on Sunday.

The explosion happened on Saturday afternoon as the plant in Antofagasta, a port city in northern Chile, underwent maintenance, Orica said.

Orica is the world's largest maker of mine explosives. (Reporting by Mitra Taj; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)