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Six killed in explosion at chemical factory in Czech Republic

Injuries are also reported at the plant in a town north of Prague.

An explosion in a chemical factory in the Czech Republic has killed six people.

Vladimara Kerekova, spokeswoman for the regional firefighters, says an unspecified number of people were also injured in the blast on Thursday.

The Synthos plant is located in the town of Kralupy nad Vltavou, north of Prague.

No further details were immediately known.

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