Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch footage of the moment of the blast captured by CCTV An explosion at a chemical plant in Spain’s autonomous Catalonia region has killed at least one person and injured another eight, officials say.One person is missing after the blast, south of Tarragona, set off a huge…

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An explosion at a chemical plant in Spain’s self reliant Catalonia put has killed now no longer now no longer as much as one person and injured one other eight, officials protest.

One person is missing after the blast, south of Tarragona, put off a sizable fireside. Officers protest it was as soon as presumably sparked by a chemical accident.

Authorities originally urged residents to hand over indoors however later acknowledged no toxic substances had been released.

Dozens of firefighters tackled the blaze unhurried into the night time.

The explosion on the Industrias Químicas del Óxido de Etileno plant came about at 18: 40 local time (17: 40 GMT) in La Canonja municipality.

The useless person was as soon as chanced on in a detailed by constructing that collapsed.

At the least two of the injured other americans had valuable burns, Catalonia’s civil protection service acknowledged. Rescuers are hunting for the missing person, a plant worker.

Leisurely on Tuesday Catalan chief Quim Torra told reporters: “Now we can send a message of composed and self belief to other americans. There might perchance be no longer one of these thing as a toxicity and therefore other americans can carry on with their lives as regular.”

Spanish High Minister Pedro Sánchez later supplied give a carry to for the Catalan authorities in facing the accident.

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