At least 11 injured in blast in Strasbourg

6 June 2018
125 Views

At least 11 people have been injured after a blast shook the storage facility of an agricultural company in Strasbourg, local media report, citing officials. Photos on social media show thick plumes of smoke coming from the site.

The explosion took place in a silo – a structure used for bulk storage of grain – on Wednesday morning. The local prefecture confirmed the incident on Twitter, urging people to avoid the affected area.

The grain silo is owned by the Comptoir Agricole group, a major company in eastern France that operates throughout the Alsace region, in which Strasbourg is located

source: RT

You may be interested

August 15 1940: The torpedoing of the Greek cruiser “Elli”
GREECE
shares32 views
GREECE
shares32 views

August 15 1940: The torpedoing of the Greek cruiser “Elli”

makis - Aug 15, 2018

The torpedoing of Greek light cruiser (warship) Elli is actually considered as the first action of World War II in…

How Greece marks the Dormition of the Virgin Mary
GREECE
shares40 views
GREECE
shares40 views

How Greece marks the Dormition of the Virgin Mary

makis - Aug 15, 2018

There are many customs and festivals organized all over Greece on Aug. 15 in commemoration of the Virgin Mary. This…

The two Greek soldiers are finally home! (PHOTOS)
DEFENCE
shares46 views
DEFENCE
shares46 views

The two Greek soldiers are finally home! (PHOTOS)

ilias1 - Aug 15, 2018

After 167 days of detention in Adrianople’s prisons, Angelos Mitretodis and Sergeant Dimitris Kouklatzisare now at last free. The two soldiers…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.