Oil rig explosion in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana

 

                                          

 

UPDATE: At least seven people are injured and one person is reported missing.

At least six people are severely injured after an oil rig exploded in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, US. No fatalities are reported.

Rescue boats were sent from Kenner Boat Launch at the end of Williams Boulevard and officials are assisting with the rescue efforts.

There are no information available for the reason what caused the explosion.

 

This post will be updated as more information becomes available.

 

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