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VIDEOS: Massive explosion at Chempark site in Germany’s Leverkusen city

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On Tuesday, a massive explosion shook Germany’s western city of Leverkusen, show multiple videos posted on social media.

The blast occurred at the Leverkusen Chempark site.

Witnesses saw a column of smoke rising near the site belonging to Bayer, one of the country’s largest chemical companies, reports Xinhua news agency citing the WDR as saying.

The Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK) has warned the public to close their windows and to stay inside in the wake of dangerous gasses leaking from the plant.

Nina, the BBK’s warning app, advised people in the Burrig district to go inside and close all doors and windows.

According to reports, 1 person was killed, 4 people were missing and several workers were injured.

Videos of the explosion at Chempark site in Germany’s Leverkusen city


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