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Urgent: Large fire, explosion break out at Shell plant in Moerdijk


THE HAGUE, June 3 (Xinhua) -- Huge fire and explosion broke out at the site of the Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant in the Dutch city of Moerdijk on Tuesday evening.

Safety authorities in the region said a huge fireball and two big explosions were reported, but no injury or missing people were reported in the accident.

So far, the cause of the accident remains unknown.