Explosions, smoke at flood-hit chemical plant in Texas



Two explosions rocked a flood-hit chemical plant in Crosby, Texas on Thursday, and the company running the site warned there was a risk of further blasts.

The plant, located about 40 km northeast of Houston, makes organic peroxides used in the production of plastic resins, polystyrene, paints and other products.

French chemicals group Arkema had evacuated remaining workers on Tuesday, and local authorities ordered the evacuation of residents within a 2.4-km radius of the plant.

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