Explosion at Flamanville Nuclear Power Plant In France!

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An explosion has taken place at French utility EDF’s Flamanville nuclear plant . Julian Satterthwaite reports.Authorities in northern France say there is no risk of contamination after an explosion occured at the Flamanville nuclear power plant.

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EDF Energy, which runs the site, said Thursday morning’s blast was caused by a fire. Five people were apparently treated for smoke inhalation, but nobody was seriously injured in the incident.

The power plant on France’s Normandy coast is located some 15 miles west of the port of Cherbourg.

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The power plant on France’s Normandy coast is located some 15 miles west of the port of Cherbourg.

VIAeuronews (in English)
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