Five injured after explosion at shipyard in Skagen

Lucie Rychla
April 24th, 2015

This article is more than 9 years old.

One man transported to a hospital with severe burns

A case of welding gone wrong (photo: William M. Plate Jr.)

Five men got injured after an explosion at a shipyard in Skagen this morning.

Several ambulances were sent to Karstensens shipyard in Skagen, at the northern tip of Jutland, after welding on a ship caused an explosion.

One man was transported to the Rigshospital in Copenhagen by helicopter  with severe burns. He is in a serious condition.

Others are being examined for miner burns and possible asphyxiation.


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