Explosion at Ternium Mexico steel plant kills two, wounds 12

MONTERREY, July 22 Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:28pm EDT

MONTERREY, July 22 (Reuters) - Two people were killed and 12 wounded in an explosion at Italian-Argentine steelmaker Ternium's Guerrero plant in Nuevo Leon state in northern Mexico, the company said on Monday.

The explosion occurred in mid-afternoon at a steel mill belonging to the Luxembourg-based company, it said in a statement on its website.

An investigation into the cause of the explosion is underway. The company controls Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Sider├║rgicas de Minas Gerais SA.

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