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Kazakhstan confirms nationalization of ArcelorMittal subsidiary after mine fire kills at least 32

LONDON (AP) — Kazakhstan has confirmed the nationalization of ArcelorMittal Temirtau which operates the country’s largest steel plants and several coal and ore mines following a coal mine fire that killed, according to emergency services, at least 32 workers while another 14 remained unaccounted for. Some 252 people were working on Saturday at the Kostenko coal mine in the Karaganda region at the time of the blaze, the site’s operating company, ArcelorMittal Temirtau, confirmed in a statement.

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