Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   18 August 2022

Texas chemical plant explosion prompts evacuation

Texas chemical plant explosion prompts evacuation

YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 27, ARMENPRESS. An explosion rocked a plant in Port Neches, Texas early Wednesday, local news media reported.

The explosion was so powerful that it blew out windows from buildings several miles away, according to USA Today.

The explosion was at the TPC plant that makes products for chemical and petroleum companies, according to CNN.

A mandatory evacuation has been issued for everyone within a half mile of the plant, the Nederland Volunteer Fire Department said in a Facebook post.

At least two people were hospitalized. According to witnesses the blast was felt miles away.

Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan


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