Explosion in Zona Norte Kills One: Daily

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion that occurred at the armazém (warehouse) 30 in Cais do Porto region of Caju, in the city’s Zona Norte (North Zone) yesterday morning. One man was killed and another two were injured.

Initial reports suggest that the source may have been an explosion in a manhole or in an underground rain water collection tank brought on by an oil leak. The accident occurred in the part of the docks used by Triunfo Logistica.

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