Blast at Slovakian ammunition factory claims 15

In Slovakia, 15 people are dead and around 50 have been injured after an explosion at an ammunition factory. 6 people are still missing after the blast in the town of Novaky, 120 km northeast of the Slovakian capital Bratislava.

The explosion happened at a Defence Ministry factory in a building where old ammunition is destroyed.

The building itself was levelled to the ground and several others nearby also collapsed.