Seven confirmed dead in Glasgow factory blast

By Patrick Raleigh ERJ On-line news editor

Glasgow, UK-Strathclyde Police have confirmed that seven people have died following the explosion that destroyed the Stockline Plastics/ICL Tech site in Glasgow on 11 May.

The site was shared by building products distributor Stockline Plastics and its sister company ICL Tech, which mainly manufactures police riot control equipment such as gloves, helmets, polycarbonate shields and batons.

Stockline’s warehouse remained intact after the incident, so it seems that the explosion occurred at the ICL Tech operation, said a Stockline spokesman.


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