At least 2 dead, 9 missing after chocolate factory explodes in Pennsylvania

Posted on AllSides March 25th, 2023
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At least two people were killed and nine are missing after a massive explosion at a Pennsylvania chocolate factory on Friday, officials said.

A violent blast at the RM Palmer Company plant rocked the town of West Reading shortly before 5 p.m., local officials said.

At least eight people were hospitalized for medical attention.

A spokesperson for Reading hospital told NBC that of the eight patients, one was transferred, two were in fair condition and the rest had been released.

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