Blast at Bayer Brazil plant
An explosion at Bayer CropScience's pesticide plant in Belford Roxo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has left three people injured. Bayer faces a fine over the incident, the regional government's Ministry of the Environment says. It is also to demand a series of measures from the company to prevent a reoccurrence of such accidents. There is no risk of toxic contamination of the area, according to the Minister of Public Security, Colonel Francisco D'Ambrosio.