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Toxic cloud over Barcelona

After an explosion in a factory outside Barcelona, an orange toxic cloud has spread over the city and the government has asked people to stay indoors.

It was Thursday morning that two chemicals came into contact with each other during a delivery to the chemical factory Simar. The chemicals reacted with each other and formed a cloud that could be seen across the city throughout Thursday. Three people were injured in the accident and some roads and rail line was closed shortly afterwards.

During the afternoon was danger level downgraded, but still children, pregnant and the elderly were are asked to stay indoors with doors and windows closed.