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Paper mill worker dies in explosion

May 04, 2008|From Times Wire Reports

An explosion tore through a paper mill after a boiler was inspected, killing a contract worker and injuring 17 others, the company said.

The explosion occurred as a boiler at the International Paper mill was being started after an annual maintenance shutdown in Redwood, about 30 miles west of Jackson, company spokeswoman Amy J. Sawyer said in a statement.

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