Osaka, Japan – A powerful explosion at a shipyard in Osaka, Japan left seven people injured, with two in critical condition, officials confirmed today. The incident, which occurred at the Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works, sent shockwaves through the industrial area, causing damage to nearby buildings and vehicles.

   Emergency services rushed to the scene and transferred the injured individuals to nearby hospitals for treatment. The cause of the explosion is currently under investigation, with authorities looking into potential safety lapses or equipment malfunctions that may have triggered the blast.

    Local residents reported hearing a loud bang followed by plumes of smoke rising from the shipyard. The explosion shattered windows and caused debris to scatter across the area, prompting concerns about the safety protocols in place at the facility.

   The Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works is a prominent fixture in the region, known for its shipbuilding capabilities and engineering expertise. The incident has raised questions about the overall safety standards within the shipbuilding industry and the need for stricter regulations to prevent similar accidents in the future.

   Authorities have assured the public that they are working diligently to determine the cause of the explosion and to implement necessary measures to prevent such incidents from occurring again. The safety of workers and residents in the area remains a top priority as investigations into the incident continue.

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