13 injured by explosion at German chemical plant; 5 missing

Authorities say that a nitrogen tank has exploded and part of a building collapsed at a chemical plant in western Germany, injuring several people.

News agency dpa reported that the operator of the Chempark complex in Krefeld, near Duesseldorf, said 10 people were injured — two of them seriously.

The local fire service initially said five people were missing but later said everyone had been accounted for.