One dead and one seriously injured in petrol station explosion

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BLAST: The Repsol petrol station

ONE worker has died and another has been seriously injured in an explosion at a petrol station in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, Barcelona.

It is understood the outside contractors were performing cleaning and maintenance of underground tanks when the incident occurred at 15:18.

Emergency services and an air ambulance were quickly on the scene to recover the workers who were trapped  inside the tanks, but one had already died.

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  1. With little information can only go on experience & regulations in UK
    Unfortunately one has died & one injured
    But it appears more than one tank at a time being cleaned & men inside. ???
    In UK Men no longer allowed to enter small takes on Garage forecourts. .
    Obviously Spain does not have same regulations as UK
    Can only feel sorry for Family of man killed & injured
    Normal size being 2.5 M Diameter by 10 M Long biggest

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