At least three people were injured in an explosion at chemical plant in Spain, which resulted in a toxic orange cloud. Authorities urged residents near Barcelona not to go outside.
The incident was caused by two chemicals that were inadvertently mixed during delivery, announced authorities of Catalonia.
The explosion resulted in creating a thick orange cloud. Authorities immediately urged citizens not to go outside and close their windows, and also closed several roads.
One of the two chemicals that caused the explosion was nitric acid, which has corrosive and toxic effects.
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