Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019
World

2 dead, 9 injured in blast at Dominican plastics company

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Authorities in the Dominican Republic have been killed following a company explosion in the capital of Santo Domingo.

Mayor David Collado tells reporters that the fire broke out early in the afternoon at the Polyplas company. He says the fire has been contained.

Police 1st Lt. Jose Francisco Velez told the Associated Press by phone that they are still searching for victims of debris.

No further details were immediately available.

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