BREAKING: Several injured and many missing in EXPLOSION at chemical plant in Germany
The blast is believed to have taken place the BASF chemical company’s facility at a river harbor in Ludwigshafen late Monday morning.
Video footage showed huge, bright flames coming out the plant while plumes of thick, dark black smoke billowed hundreds of feet into the air from the company's headquarters.
Company spokeswoman Ursula von Stetten confirmed the base is used to unload flammable liquids and liquid gas.
She couldn't immediately say precisely how many people were injured.
Huge fires and explosions at the #BASF in Ludwigshafen, Germany. About 2 miles from my home - keep your... read more
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