At least one dead as explosion hits chemical plant in Barcelona, Spain (PHOTOS)

At least one dead as explosion hits chemical plant in Barcelona, Spain (PHOTOS)

Photos and video footage appearing on social media show rubble and glass from the explosion scattered on nearby streets. Emergency services say they are coordinating with each other to determine how the blast occurred.

One user posted photographs showing the windows of a bus blown in and a shattered car sunroof.

Barcelonas TMB transport operator has also suspended multiple bus lines in the area.The emergency medical services said they had activated eight units and were treating six people in connection with the blast. The Civil Protection service said it has activated the PLASEQCAT chemical emergencies plan.

Proquibasa is a family company which supplies raw materials for detergents and cosmetics, as well as clothing and construction.

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Published time: 2020-03-10 17:03:00
Source: www.rt.com