Flamanville nuclear power plant explosion: Panic after blast at EDF plant in north-west France

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Flamanville nuclear power plant explosion: Panic after blast at EDF plant in north-west France

Post  Sirop14 on Thu Feb 09, 2017 3:09 pm

Flamanville nuclear power plant explosion: Panic after blast at EDF plant in north-west France

An explosion at a nuclear plant in north-west France caused panic on Thursday.

A blast was reported around 10am local time (9am GMT) at the power station in Flamanville, Normandy, according to Ouest France.

The blast reportedly happened in the engine room of the plant. Officials said there was no nuclear risk.

Emergency services rushed to the power station situated on the outskirts of town. According to initial reports there were thought to be several injured and five people left "moderately intoxicated".
http://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/flamanville-nuclear-power-plant-explosion-several-injured-in-blast-in-northwest-france-a3462441.html

Flamanville reactor blast: No nuclear risk, say officials
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-38918010

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http://www.ouest-france.fr/normandie/flamanville-50340/explosion-la-centrale-nucleaire-de-flamanville-des-blesses-4790646


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