Monday Mar 31
Details of Uzbek chemical plant accident announced
The Uzbek Ministry of Emergency Situations announced the details of the accident at the Ammofos - Maxam chemical plant in the city of Almalyk, which occurred in late February 2014, the ministry told Trend on March 31. More than 3,000 tons of chemicals leaked as a result of rupture of the seam weld at a sulfuric acid storehouse of the enterprise.
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Coercive Labour for Uzbek Cotton
Since Uzbekistan's cotton harvest began in mid-September, coercion has been used on a wide scale to force people to take part.
Emergency Ministry: Earthquake in Uzbekistan caused no casualties or destruction
The earthquake that occurred in Uzbekistan on Saturday night at 3.18 caused casualties or damage, Ministry of Emergency Situations told Trend.