Explosion at Bomb Recycling Plant

AP Photo
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Doyline, LA- 1,400 people were forced to evacuate eastern Doyline, LA. Thursday after a massive explosion at a bomb recycling plant.

Explo. Systems INC were contracted by the military to disassemble bombs and recycle bomb components. The explosion occurred at 8:30 a.m. Thursday morning, and no reason released yet on what sparked the blast.

600 students from Doyline High School and Union Elementary were immediately evacuated to another school location, and 800 area residents were also evacuated.

No injuries or deaths reported so far.