In the United States in the explosion on an oil platform suffered seven people
In the us state of Louisiana, an explosion occurred on an oil drilling platform in lake Pontchartrain, reported local newspaper The Times-Picayune, the representative of the police Department of the city of Kenner.
To the scene were sent to rescue boats, he added.
According to the Deputy head of the administration of Jefferson parish, a result of the incident injured seven people. Five victims were taken to the medical centre at the University, and two more — in hospital in Jefferson County.
The operator of the drilling platform is Clovelly Oil company, the newspaper notes.
ABC News on his Twitter page posted a photo of oil drilling platform at the lake after the explosion.
MORE: 7 crew members were on oil rig at time of explosion on lake Louisiana, official says; 6 transported to hospital, 1 “still at large” pic.twitter.com/Djb1FQNnOi
— ABC News (@ABC) October 16, 2017
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