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Nuclear plant accident ends in casualties

Nuclear plant accident results in casualties


One employee is lifeless and three extra have been hospitalized after a carbon dioxide leak on the Ascó nuclear energy plant in Catalonia, Spain. Native authorities suspect an overcharge within the plant’s fireplace safety system.

Seven firefighter items and 4 medical emergency automobiles had been deployed to Ascó on Wednesday night at round 7 pm native time. Emergency crews secured the power and evacuated the casualties.

The hearth-fighting system on the plant “suffered a CO2 leak that has affected 4 folks,” Catalan authorities stated.

One of many employees affected has died, whereas the remaining three are at present in a hospital in close by Móra d’Ebre.

There was no radiation launch from the incident, in accordance with each the plant and the native authorities. The Ascó plant had been investigated for a radiation leak on the Unit 1 reactor in November 2007, ensuing within the firing of its director.

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