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Explosion and fire in German refinery, eight injured: Police

AFP , Saturday 1 Sep 2018
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A fire erupted Saturday at a refinery in southern Germany following an explosion, injuring at least eight people and forcing authorities to evacuate almost 2000 local residents, police said.

The explosion took place at around 5:30 am (0330 GMT) in a site run by the Bayernoil company near the city of Ingolstadt. Three of the victims suffered "medium or serious injuries", police said in a statement.

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