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Chemical Plant Explosion Seriously Injures At Least 3 In Eastern France

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At least three people were seriously injured after an explosion at the Soprema plant in the commune of Saint-Julien-du-Verdone in eastern France, Sputnik said, citing a France Info report. The personnel at the factory had extinguished the fire, which reportedly followed the blast, before fire brigades arrived, according to the local prefecture. The workers were evacuated, and a security zone was set up around the plant. The incident occurred during a scheduled maintenance check at the storage facility of one of the chemical units BFM television said. The plant manufactures sealing materials. 

Fire in chemical factory in central Delhi

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A fire broke out at a chemical factory in central Delhi’s Anand Parbat this evening, the Delhi Fire Services said.
 
A call was received at around 8.40 pm about the blaze in factory, a senior fire department official said, adding that nine firetenders were rushed to the spot and the flames were doused by 10.15 pm.
 
No injuries were reported, he said.
Courtesy of newindianexpress.com

Chemical Explosion At East London Industrial Development Zone In South Africa

The Chemical Explosion in South Africa has injured 11 factory workers.
 
The explosion was heard many miles away which rattled windows and doors.