Explosion at French nuclear site kills one and injures four

City A.M. Reporter
An explosion at the French nuclear site of Marcoule injured four people and killed one, France's ASN nuclear safety watchdog said, but local police said there was no risk of contamination.

A safety zone has been set up around the site as a precaution.

Interior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet confirmed that there had been no leak of radiation, neither inside nor outside the plant.

Marcoule is a nuclear waste management site that does not include any reactors. The explosion took place near a furnace,