Explosion at EDF’s Flamanville plant, no nuclear risk: Report

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Paris | Published: February 9, 2017 4:15:25 PM

An explosion occurred at French utility EDF's Flamanville nuclear plant on Thursday in which there may have been some injuries but from which there was no nuclear risk.

Officials at EDF's Paris headquarters had no immediate comment and local officials at the plant in western France could not be immediately reached for comment. (Representative Image: Reuters)Officials at EDF?s Paris headquarters had no immediate comment and local officials at the plant in western France could not be immediately reached for comment. (Representative Image: Reuters)

An explosion occurred at French utility EDF’s Flamanville nuclear plant on Thursday in which there may have been some injuries but from which there was no nuclear risk, French newspaper Ouest France reported on its web site, citing local police. Officials at EDF’s Paris headquarters had no immediate comment and local officials at the plant in western France could not be immediately reached for comment.

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