Scary Footage of Chemical Train Explosion In Belgium

  • On May 4, a chemical train carrying highly toxic chemicals derailed and exploded near Ghent, Belgium. reports: “The blaze led to a series of explosions in the railway wagons, then a spectacular strip of fire spread over hundreds of metres prompting authorities to evacuate residents living within 500 metres of the scene of the accident.”

    The above footage was posted to YouTube and reddit, making its way around the Internet during the cycle of this news story.