One dead and several injured following an explosion at industrial site in Ghent
Monday, 20 November 2017
One person has died and two others have been seriously injured following an explosion Monday afternoon at the industrial site of ArcelorMittal by the port of Ghent. Several emergency services have been dispatched to the site.
The exact circumstances of the accident are still unclear at this stage. It appears that a gasoline tank exploded at the time when it was refilled. Toxic fumes have been registered following the explosion and several people are also missing.
The rescue services announce that the situation is under control.