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2 Injured, 1 Missing at Weapons Plant Explosion in Arkansas


Thu 04 Jul 2024 | 10:54 AM
Israa Farhan

An explosion at a General Dynamics defense plant in Arkansas has resulted in injuries to two individuals and left one person missing, according to US media reports on Wednesday.

The incident occurred in Camden, Arkansas, at the General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems facility.

The explosion, described by representatives as a "fireworks incident," took place on July 3.

The injured individuals were transported to a nearby hospital, although the severity of their injuries has not been disclosed.

Authorities are continuing their efforts to locate the missing person and investigate the cause of the explosion.

This incident highlights the potential dangers associated with manufacturing defense equipment and underscores the need for stringent safety protocols in such facilities.

The investigation is ongoing as officials work to determine the exact circumstances that led to the explosion.