US News Germany: explosion on a site of chemical plants, wounded, 5 missing
Paris: An escalator accident makes six wounded
The accident occurred at the Tâteau-Rouge metro station in the 18th arrondissement of Paris © Clement Follain / 20 minutes an escalator in Paris. (Illustration) Metro - The accident occurred at the Château-Rouge metro station in the 18th arrondissement of Paris an escalator accident due to a racing carriage. Tuesday Midi, six people were injured by taking the mechanical stairs to get out of the metro station Château-Rouge, in the 18th arrondissement of Paris , reports the Parisian .
Germany-explosion: Germany: explosion on a site of chemical factories, wounded, 5 missing
Berlin (Reuters) - Five people are missing and several were injured on Tuesday after a strong explosion on a site of chemical factories, in Leverkusen, in the west of the Germany, announces the operator of the Chempark site, Currenta.
Deflagration, which forced the police to close several routes around, occurred at 09:40 (07:40 GMT), causing the fire of a fuel deposit, "he says.
The cause of the explosion and the origin of the fire are for the unknown time.
Red Cross demands massive expansion of material reserves for disasters
After the devastating flood catastrophe in West Germany, the German Red Cross (DRK) has demanded a massive expansion of national material reserves for missions in destroyed crisis areas. It would have to be drawn teachings from the experience of large-scale losses in electricity and water supply, DRK President Gerda Hasselfeldt said on Friday during a visit to the flood area in the North Rhine-Westphalian Euskirchen. "We need more material stock preservation at federal level." © Christof Stache
Several people on the site were injured, including at least two seriously, and five others were missing, Currenta reported.
The sirens have sounded and the German civil protection has warned the populations, via its telephone application, of an "extreme danger". The inhabitants close to the location of the sinister were invited to stay at home, closed doors and windows.
Currenta indicated conducting controls to determine whether toxic gas escaped with the explosion. Thick columns of black smoke were visible above the site.
More than 30 companies operate on the site "Chempark", including Covestro, Bayer and Lanxess groups.
(Report Maria Sheahan and Madeline Chambers, French Version Lucinda Langlands-Perry, edited by Sophie Louet)
A DEATH IN THE FIRE OF A MILITAL BUS IN DAMAS - OFFICIAL MEDIA .
SYRIA-SECURITE /: A DEATH IN THE FIRE OF A MILITAL BUS IN DAMAS - OFFICIAL MEDIA BEIRUT, August 4 (Reuters) - A Nobody was killed and three others were wounded Wednesday morning in Damascus in the fire and the explosion of a military transport vehicle in a high security zone of the Syrian capital, reports the official Sana news agency. According to a source cited by Sana, a short circuit would have caused the fire of the bus tank.