Steelworker kills himself by leaping into furnace at Chinese language manufacturing unit after shedding £6,000 on market
Steelworker kills himself by leaping into furnace at Chinese language manufacturing unit after shedding £6,000 in a day on the inventory market
- Wang Lengthy, 34, was captured throwing himself into furnace in Inside Mongolia
- Haunting final picture reveals him silhouetted towards the fiery properly of molten metal
- Police imagine he killed himself on account of massive money owed and shedding £6,000 on shares
A steelworker has killed himself by leaping right into a furnace at a Chinese language manufacturing unit after he misplaced £6,000 in at some point on the inventory market.
Wang Lengthy, 34, was captured on CCTV throwing himself into the molten vat of metal on the manufacturing unit the place he labored in Baotou, Inside Mongolia.
A haunting nonetheless picture reveals him silhouetted towards the fiery properly moments earlier than he hurled himself inside, inflicting pink leaping flames and black smoke to billow out.
His employer Baogang Group confirmed that Wang’s loss of life was believed to be associated to a ‘great amount of losses’ and that he ‘couldn’t repay his heavy money owed.’
A haunting nonetheless picture reveals Wang silhouetted towards the fiery properly moments earlier than he hurled himself inside, inflicting pink leaping flames and black smoke to billow from the furnace
Wang jumped inside and disappeared. He was initially reported lacking by his colleagues earlier than the CCTV emerged
Final Tuesday, the steelworks had reported Wang lacking after his colleagues have been unable to seek out him following the night time shift.
Nonetheless, surveillance footage later revealed that Wang had died in what police imagine was a suicide.
Within the video, Wang is seen to take off his helmet and gloves, putting them on the bottom.
For a number of minutes he seems to hesitate earlier than leaping into the furnace.
The Baogang Group mentioned: ‘We really feel deeply sorry for his loss of life. We’re proactively appeasing the feelings of his household and finishing up psychological steerage for our employees.’
Wang’s colleagues instructed The South China Morning Publish he had been buying and selling shares and futures for some time, that he was an ‘introverted’ character and single.
Police assume Wang killed himself as a result of he had taken out massive loans and on Wednesday misplaced 60,000 yuan (£6,000) on the inventory market.
Baogang Group, established in 1954, is a serious metal producer and China’s largest mild rare-earth metals producer.
Its property are price round £20 billion and it has greater than 48,000 staff.
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