Four injured in explosion and fire at factory in southern Spain

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FIREFIGHTERS have tackled a fire following an explosion in a silo at a factory in southern Spain this evening (Friday).

A silo of sunflower seeds exploded at the Koipe factory in Andujar (Jaen) that left four workers with minor injuries including smoke inhalation and shock.

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Sheets of metal were sent flying through the air after the blast and it took firefighters two hours to bring the blaze under control.

A crane was brought in to help remove the metal sheets that were in danger of falling.


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