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Series of blasts reported at Tata Steel plant in Port Talbot, UK

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 26, 2019, 09.39 AM (IST)

A series of blasts were reported at Tata Steelworks plant in Port Talbot, Wales in the United Kingdom, according to local police.

People in the vicinity called the police after the explosions shook houses and knocked people down, a report said.

South Wales Police are in attendance with emergency service colleagues from fire and rescue and the ambulance service at an incident at Tata Steelworks, Port Talbot,  tweeted the local police.


According to the South Wales Police, two people sustained minor injuries due to the blast.  

The incident is ongoing at the moment, the police said and added, and emergency services are at the scene investigating. 

According to local people, the blasts took place at around 3:30 AM local time at the plant.  

More than 4,000 people work at the Tata Steel plant, which is at the heart of the local economy.