The explosion at the refinery in Catalonia: there are victims

One person was killed and six were injured in the explosion in the Spanish province of Tarragona (Catalonia), reports Spanish newspaper El Mundo.

Earlier it was reported that one of the petrochemical plant explosion, after which worked the siren. Rescuers evacuated people from nearby buildings, others are asked to close Windows and not to leave their homes.

In local publications is that there is a danger of toxic emissions, however, the civil service excludes the possibility of a toxic cloud.

At the scene left the fire departments and local police.

the explosion at the plant caused a large fire: plume of smoke visible for many miles.