At nuclear power plants in France, an explosion occurred

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At a nuclear power plant in the French town of Haubourdin (Basse-Normandie region, North-West of the country), an explosion occurred. It is reported Ouest France.

The explosion occurred at 10:00 local time (12:00 GMT) in the engine room, after which there was a fire. Reactor area received no damage. Injured five employees.

The administration did not enact a contingency plan in case of accident, as the threat of radioactive contamination there.

On-site emergency work, firefighters, medics and other emergency services.

October 25, 2012 at nuclear power plants Haubourdin has been a radiation leak inside one of the reactors, which was on maintenance and was completely stopped. Due to the insignificance of the incident, it was decided not to conduct evacuation of personnel.