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State of emergency declared in Seychelles after huge explosion

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A state of emergency has been declared in Seychelles, after a massive explosion at an industrial zone on the main island, Mahé as well as flooding.

Seychelles President Wavel Ramkalawan has ordered all citizens except essential workers to stay at home.

A number of people have been injured.

The blast happened at a construction and quarrying company, where explosives were being stored, leaving a trail of devastation in the industrial zone of Providence.

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The international airport was also damaged, despite being 4km (2.5 miles) away. Schools are closed and the only movement allowed is into and out of the holiday islands.

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