BREAKING: Mass Casualty Event as Explosions Occur at Manufacturing Plant in Bedford, Ohio… Developing Story… pic.twitter.com/pTTQT7jc8m
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On Monday, an explosion reportedly happened at a metal manufacturing plant in the town of Bedford, Ohio. It was the latest in a series of deadly incidents that have occurred across the country.
A massive explosion at a warehouse in the city injured 14 people and caused one fatality. According to witnesses, the blast sent a huge plume of smoke into the air.
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The incident occurred just a couple of weeks after a train carrying toxic materials derailed and exploded in East Palestine, Ohio. Following the incident, the Biden administration tried to downplay the situation. Initially, it refused federal aid for the town. However, after Donald Trump visited the area, this decision was reversed.
The incident occurred in Bedford, which is about 70 miles away from East Palestine. Although the firefighters were able to control the fire, debris from the plant flew into the air and set nearby cars on fire.
According to a report by Cleveland's News 5, the cause of the fire has not yet been determined. However, the residents of nearby areas were already complaining about a toxic smell in their air.
Following the recent explosions in East Palestine and Bedford, as well as other similar disasters that have affected various industries across the country, people are now worried that these are the result of a plan to destabilize the US.
One witness noted that the plant was a vital resource for the country. It was used to produce various types of weapons, such as missiles and bombs.
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According to Dr. Lawrence Sellin, a chemical warfare expert, the recent explosions could be the result of a plan by foreign or domestic terrorists to destabilize the US. He noted that there have been multiple toxic chemical accidents in the country within a couple of weeks.
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The residents of Bedford were shocked by the incident. Many of them said they were lucky to avoid serious injuries.
According to a report by the Akron Beacon Journal, a worker said that they heard the loud noise from the warehouse before the explosion happened. They then saw a huge plume of smoke. The blast also destroyed a portion of the building and sent shrapnel flying.
News 5's report based on another person's account of the incident helped track the residents' experience.
A man said that he was eating his pork chop at a Tasty Take-Outs restaurant when the explosion occurred. He said he was stunned by the blast.
The residents of Ohio have once again criticized the Biden administration's response to the disaster. They also criticized the president's trip to Ukraine.
Some of them noted that Biden might have known about the incident in Ukraine, which prevented him from visiting the state.
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The preceding article is a summary of an article that originally appeared on Headline USA