One dead and three injured in gas leak at nuclear power plant

One person has died, and three have been injured after a carbon dioxide leak at the Ascó nuclear power plant in the Catalan region of Tarragona.

The incident occured in an area which was not linked to any radioactive material.

A fault in the fire prevention system is believed to be the cause if the gas leak.

Three people were taken to hospital suffering from carbon dioxide inhalation, emergency services confirmed.



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