the Spanish firefighters in the course of the rubble at a petrochemical plant in the Catalan province of Tarragona found the body of the missing worker. Therefore, the number of victims of the blasts on Tuesday evening, a powerful explosion has reached two people, another eight were injured, reports El Pais.
Les imatges del aèries dron mostren la magnitud de l explosió i el desastre Químic a #Tarragona. S hauran de check els protocol i, alerta de seguretat ciutadana? pic.twitter.com/c9ZpgpiaJC
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the cause of the fire and ensuing explosion launched just six months ago the production in La Canonja is not yet established. Rescuers for several hours stopped the search operation because of a bomb threat located in the territory of the reservoir of ethylene oxide — this substance is not toxic, but extremely flammable. Firefighters cooled the tank from fire hoses.
in the morning under the rubble of collapsed during the explosion the roof of the building was found the body of a second victim employee.
medical Aid was required eight injured, one of them is in critical condition, one in extremely grave.