2 dead in explosion at recycling plant in Granite City


Two people have been killed and one is injured after an explosion at a recycling plant in Granite City, Ill, our sister station KTVI reports.

No one is able to get close to the bodies or the scene for fear of more explosions.

A mortar shell exploded at the Totall Metal Recycling plant which is located in the 2700 block of Missouri Avenue.

The Bomb Squad is headed to the scene.

The person injured in the explosion has been taken to the hospital. No word on the extent of that person’s injuries.


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