External Content

The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired.

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Three people died and four were injured in an incident on Thursday caused by a gas leak in Bosnia's Una Kostela hydropower plant, police and the plant's operator EPBiH said.

"It was confirmed that there was a gas leak inside the facility," a regional interior ministry spokesman told Reuters.

Bosnia's top power utility EPBiH said in a statement that all the victims were its employees. The incident happened when they were cleaning the plant's drainage system, it added.

The investigation into the incident was still underway.

The 13.7 megawatt (MW) Una Kostela hydropower plant is located near the northwestern town of Bihac.

(Reporting by Maja Zuvela; Editing by Kirsten Donovan)

Neuer Inhalt

Horizontal Line


swissinfo EN

Teaser Join us on Facebook!

Join us on Facebook!

subscription form

Form for signing up for free newsletter.

Sign up for our free newsletters and get the top stories delivered to your inbox.








Click here to see more newsletters

Reuters