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Three killed in Czech ammunition plant explosion

22 September 2015

On September 21, a spokesman for the Fire Rescue Service of Central Bohemia said one worker had been killed in a blast at the Sellier & Bellot plant in the town of Vlasim, 60 kilometres southeast of Prague in the Czech Republic. The death toll was revised upwards to three a day later.

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All the dead were workers at the factory, and the fire service said no fire followed the initial blast.

An investigation into the causes of the incident has been started.

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