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French grain silo explosion injures four

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Staff Writer | June 7, 2018
At least four people have been injured following an explosion at a grain silo in Strasbourg, eastern France on June 6. Police said eleven were on site at the time of the incident.
French grain silo explosion
Accident   A large fire broke out in the aftermath of the explosion
The grain storage facility is owned by the Comptoir Agricole group, a major French agricultural cooperative, and had a storage capacity of 40,000 tonnes.

A large fire broke out in the aftermath of the explosion and dozens of firefighters rushed to the scene, according to local news sources.


 

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