At Least Two Hurt in Dutch Shell Chemical Plant Explosion - Presented by: The Aol. On Network

A fire broke out at a Shell chemical plant in the Netherlands late on Tuesday night following an explosion, according to the local fire department. The sprawling, 320-hectare or 790-acre plant near the southern town of Moerdijk manufactures chemicals from petroleum for use in products ranging from car components to synthetic fibers and insulation materials. It is supplied by a Shell refinery near Rotterdam. Local media reported two people suffered minor injuries.



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