By Euro Weekly News Media • 26 February 2015 • 15:48
Image of Guardia Civil GEAS divers.
Credit: [email protected]
FIVE people have been seriously injured in an explosion this afternoon (Thursday, February 26) at a fertiliser factory in Mengibar, Jaen.
Nitric acid was being moved from a cistern lorry to a deposit when the explosion occurred.
Andalucia 112 emergency services reported that a call was received at 2.07pm, with the accident reported near the old N-323 road.
Guardia Civil officers, firemen, local policemen and ambulance teams rushed to the scene and took five people to hospital.
The Andalucian Emergency Group was also informed, although a 112 spokesman explained that no toxic cloud had formed and the general population was not at risk.
Share this story
Subscribe to our Euro Weekly News alerts to get the latest stories into your inbox!
By signing up, you will create a Euro Weekly News account if you don’t already have one. Review our
Share your story with us by emailing [email protected], by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page www.facebook.com/EuroWeeklyNews
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Downlaod our media pack in either English or Spanish.