Several people injured following explosion at BASF Ludwigshafen

by Reuters
Monday, 17 October 2016 10:04 GMT

FRANKFURT, Oct 17 (Reuters) - German chemicals giant BASF on Monday said several people had been injured following an explosion at its facility in Ludwigshafen, where the company is headquartered.

The cause of an explosion at around 1130 local time (0930 GMT) at its Landeshafen Nord facility was being investigated, the company said.

The relevant authorities have been notified, the company said. (Reporting by Edward Taylor; Editing by Georgina Prodhan)

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