As a result of the terrible explosion at a chemical plant 12 people were injured, four were serious, 5 people were not found, one, according to information unconfirmed by the police, is dead.
The explosion took place in a waste processing facility. Fire extinguishing continues. A Currenta spokesman told the Athens news agency that a container of solvent exploded.
The fire threatens to spread to a neighboring building, where flammable materials are located, and a tank with 100 thousand liters of combustible liquid iron is located under the transport station. Authorities warned residents of a possible explosion on the spot. They are advised to close all windows and doors tightly and not leave the house. Highways closest to the explosion site are closed. A poisonous cloud of smoke moves in a northeast direction.