28 hurt in food factory explosion
At least 28 people were injured in an explosion at a food factory in Staffordshire, an ambulance service said.world Updated: Jun 26, 2010 02:42 IST
At least 28 people were injured in an explosion at a food factory in Staffordshire, an ambulance service said.
The blast occurred in a freezer at the Brakes depot in Tamworth in Staffordshire around midday, the Independent reported, quoting a statement from the West Midlands Ambulance Service.
A few injured people were treated at the scene while others were taken to a hospital.
Firefighters were called to the factory to deal with the situation, a spokesperson for Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service said.
First Published: Jun 26, 2010 02:40 IST