Explosion at Chemical Factory Injures Several

September 19, 2019

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Explosion at Chemical Factory Injures Several

A huge explosion and fire at a chemical plant in Istanbul, Turkey injured several people Wednesday.

According to the BBC, a metal tank exploded, sending shrapnel. Firefighters battled the blaze for more than two hours. Two firefighters were injured, and one had to be hospitalized. Several civilians were also taken to the hospital because of smoke inhalation.

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