Germany explosion: Hopes fade for missing after blast at chemical complex in Leverkusen

En stor mængde røg kan tirsdag ses fra et industriområde i Leverkusen, hvor der har fundet en eksplosion sted.

Rescue teams in western Germany are still searching for missing workers after a deadly explosion at a chemical park in the city of Leverkusen.

At least two people were killed and 31 others injured in the blast at the industrial park near Cologne.

Three people were “seriously” injured — one in a “life-threatening condition” — while five people remain missing, the municipality said in a statement.

Germany explosion: Hopes fade for missing after blast at chemical complex in Leverkusen | Euronews

Sirens and an alarm system on Germany’s civil rescue service app have warned residents in the area of “extreme danger.”

More than 30 companies operate in the Chempark industrial area of Leverkusen. Among them is German chemical and pharmaceutical giant Bayer.

Eksplosion på forbrændingsanlæg i Tyskland koster to livet (msn.com)

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