Explosion at Flamanville nuclear power plant, several people injured
An explosion has erupted at EDF’s Flamanville nuclear power plant in northern France. At least five people suffered light injuries in the blast. EDF has confirmed that one reactor has been taken offline adding there is no nuclear risk. “It is a significant technical event, but it’s not a nuclear accident,” a representative of the local prefecture said, adding that the accident occurred outside of the ‘nuclear zone’.