Wednesday 24 May 2017

Belgium's Tihange nuclear power plant evacuated - reports

Tihange could not immediately be reached for comment
Tihange could not immediately be reached for comment

Belgium's Tihange nuclear power plant has been evacuated, public broadcaster VTM said without giving further details.

Tihange could not immediately be reached for comment.

"The police have evacuated the Tihange nuclear station," VTM said, citing police sources.

Non essential staff have reportedly been evacuated from the site but key staff remain and operations are continuing.

The incident is said not to be related to this morning's attacks at Brussels airport and Metro.

Reuters

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