Two people were seriously injured, five went missing after an explosion on the territory of a large chemical production Chempark Leverkusen, located in the city of Leverkusen in the west of Germany. It was reported on Tuesday, July 27, by the owner of Currenta.
“As a result of the accident, several employees were injured, at least two seriously. They are currently receiving medical attention. Five employees are listed as missing, “- said in a message published in Twitter companies.
Currenta clarifies that the cause of the explosion is still unknown, but it was found that a tank car exploded at a waste treatment and storage center in the Burrig area.
Rescuers are working on the spot, they also advised residents of the city to keep windows and doors closed, local police said in Twitter…
At the same time, the Cologne firefighters toldthat at the moment there is no danger for the population of the city. However, it clarified that air quality measurements are continuing.
A powerful explosion occurred earlier that day. It was noted that, according to the publication Welt, this event was assigned a warning level of “Extreme Hazard”.