One lifeless in explosion at army {hardware} manufacturing unit in UK: media

(Reuters) – An explosion at a army {hardware} manufacturing unit in Salisbury, Wiltshire has left one individual lifeless, British media reported on Friday, citing a police assertion.

The explosion on the Chemring Countermeasures manufacturing unit additionally injured one other one who was taken to a hospital, the BBC and different media reported.

The ensuing hearth on the web site was extinguished, in response to the BBC report, which cited the Wiltshire Police.

“We have two casualties which have been recognized. One of them sadly died on the scene and the opposite has been taken to hospital in a essential situation,” a consultant of the Wiltshire Police was quoted as saying.

Reuters couldn’t instantly attain the police drive for remark.

Chemring Countermeasures makes merchandise to safeguard army ships and plane from assault.

An investigation has been launched into the reason for the incident, which has been contained and poses no threat to the folks within the space, the reviews mentioned.

Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru, Editing by Rosalba O’Brien

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