Gallery: Blast at Nuclear Site in France Kills 1, Injures 4

 

An explosion at a nuclear waste treatment site in France killed one person today and injured several others. The explosion occurred at the Centraco plant located in the Marcoule nuclear site near Marseille on the Mediterranean Sea. The treatment facility claims there were no subsequent radioactive leaks. A fire in a furnace is said to have caused the blast, and it is reported to be contained.

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