Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time
Home :: World

Explosion rocks German chemical park

Germany,Crime/Disaster/Accident, Sat, 31 Mar 2012 IANS

Berlin, March 31 (IANS) A huge explosion Saturday rocked a chemical industrial park in Marl in western Germany in which several people were injured, Xinhua reported.


The accident in the park in Ruhr industrial region sent up a giant gas cloud, which was spreading over a major highway, police said.


More than 100 firefighters reached the site to extinguish the fire which was caused by liquefied petroleum gas and other liquefied hydrocarbons, Peter Blomtrath, a senior officer in the local fire-fighting unit, was quoted by the Bild newspaper as saying.


Several people suffered from severe burn injuries, police said.


Rescue helicopters and paramedics arrived at the site for the rescue operation.


Residents were asked to remain inside and keep windows and doors closed.


Manohar Lal being presented with a memento
Manoj Tiwari BJP Relief meets the family members of late Ankit Sharma
Haryana CM Manohar Lal congratulate former Deputy PM Lal Krishna Advani on his 92nd birthday
King of Bhutan, the Bhutan Queen and Crown Prince meeting the PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi welcomes the King of Bhutan
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image




Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Careers | Privacy Policy | Feedback | About Us | Contact Us | | Latest News
Copyright © 2015 NEWS TRACK India All rights reserved.