Monday 20 January 2020

One person dead after shipping container explodes on industrial site


One person has died in an explosion on an industrial compound in Gelderland.

The blast happened inside a shipping container being stored in Lochem, De Gelderlander reported, shortly after a fire broke out on the site. Pictures from the scene showed the container with its sides blown out and surrounded by police tape.

Police forensic teams and investigators from the workplace safety agency SZW were on the scene. No details of the person who died were released. has been free for 13 years, but now we are asking our readers to help. Your donation will enable us to keep providing you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch.
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