¡¡TOKYO, Oct. 12 (Xinhuanet) -- Three workers were seriously injured Tuesday
in an explosion at a shipyard in Tadotsu, west Japan's Kagawa Prefecture, the
national police agency said.
The 2:45 p.m. (0545 GMT) blast occurred inside a freighter but no fire was reported. The three men received burns and were taken to a nearby hospital, where they are being
treated in an intensivecare unit.
According to the agency, a fourth worker was taken to the hospital but his
condition was not immediately known.
The cause of the explosion is under investigation. Enditem