Four people have died following an explosion at a waste water treatment works near Bristol in the UK.
A major incident was declared at Wessex Water’s Bristol water recycling centre in Kings Weston Lane, Avonmouth, after reports of a “large explosion”.
Among those killed were three employees of Wessex Water and one contractor
“Emergency services were called at approximately 11.20am to reports of a large explosion involving one of the chemical tanks at the site off Kings Weston Lane,” a statement read.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Keir Starmer both shared condolences on Twitter.