The explosion occurred at a factory in France, there are victims

PARIS. KAZINFORM – Eight people were injured in an explosion at the Eurenco explosives plant in southwestern France, Kazinform reports referring to TRT world.

The incident took place in the afternoon in the city of Bergerac in the Dordogne department in the New Aquitaine region. After several explosions, a fire started, and all personnel at the scene were evacuated. As a result of the explosion, one person was seriously injured, while others received minor injuries.

French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin said significant resources were deployed and a crisis center was set up at the site of the explosion. Currently, the situation is under control, there is no risk of fire spreading.

Eurenco is a European leader in the production of explosives for military use, as well as for the civil sector (oil and gas drilling, mining).


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