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Accident Kills Three at Argentina COFCO Crushing Plant

Operations halted while police investigate incident that occurred Tuesday

Activity at an Argentine grains crushing plant of Chinese commodities giant COFCO International was halted on Tuesday after an accident that killed three workers, Reuters reports.

“We regret to inform that at our plant in the town of Saforcada, three employees of the Tork company, hired to carry out work in silos, lost their lives while doing their task,” COFCO International said in a statement.

A company spokesperson confirmed that operations at the plant, located in Buenos Aires province, were halted while a police investigation into the incident was being conducted, but it was considered to be an accident.

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