2 Killed in Blast at Shaul Gueta Steel Recycling Plant in Ashdod
caused by a work accident. 2 workers killed were Turkish and Palestinian citizens. Another person was moderately injured in the explosion and was evacuated to Assuta hospital, while another injured person went to hospital of their own accord. The search to find more workers in the factory during the incident is on going
The cause of the explosion is not immediately clear and an investigation is still continuing.
Shaul Gueta Ltd has been in operation since 1987, founded by Mr Shaul Gueta. The company's activities are scrap metal clearing and purchasing from industrial, civil and army sources, factory dismantling and clearing, dealing with various types of ferrous & nonferrous metals for recycling and global scrap metal trading. Shaul Gueta Ltd owns 7 yards throughout Israel