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    At least four people were wounded early Wednesday in an explosion at a French-run aerospace company Zodiac Aerospace plant in the city of Newport, Washington, local authorities confirmed to the media.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Authorities in Pend Oreille Сounty in northeast Washington said a piece of machinery or an unidentified chemical substance had exploded at the facility, according to the Krem2 news website.

    Two people were taken to trauma care at a hospital in the city of Spokane, the website cited medical workers as saying.

    Several fire engines and people in protective hazardous materials suits have been spotted at the scene, the outlet said.

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