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Belgium's Vice-Prime Minister and Interior Minister Joelle Milquet (L) gives a press conference beside chairman of the firefighting services Christian Van de Voorde in Wetteren on May 8, 2013. In the night of May 4 to 5 a freight train derailed and exploded on a track near Schellebelle, part of Wichelen, Wetteren. The train contained the chemical product acrylonitrile, a toxic and inflammable fluid that can cause breathing problems. Emergency services evacuated some 500 residents. One local resident died and 49 persons were brought to hospital. AFP PHOTO / BELGA / LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ Belgium Out (Photo credit should read LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ/AFP/Getty Images)
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Belgium's Vice-Prime Minister and Interior Minister Joelle Milquet (L) gives a press conference beside chairman of the firefighting services Christian Van de Voorde in Wetteren on May 8, 2013. In the night of May 4 to 5 a freight train derailed and exploded on a track near Schellebelle, part of Wichelen, Wetteren. The train contained the chemical product acrylonitrile, a toxic and inflammable fluid that can cause breathing problems. Emergency services evacuated some 500 residents. One local resident died and 49 persons were brought to hospital. AFP PHOTO / BELGA / LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ Belgium Out (Photo credit should read LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ/AFP/Getty Images)
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May 08, 2013
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Belgium's VicePrime Minister and Interior Minister Joelle Milquet... News Photo 168309066Belgium,Chairperson,Emergencies and Disasters,Firefighter,Giving,Horizontal,Joelle Milquet,Mode of Transport,Occupation,Press Conference,Rescue WorkerPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPBelgium's Vice-Prime Minister and Interior Minister Joelle Milquet (L) gives a press conference beside chairman of the firefighting services Christian Van de Voorde in Wetteren on May 8, 2013. In the night of May 4 to 5 a freight train derailed and exploded on a track near Schellebelle, part of Wichelen, Wetteren. The train contained the chemical product acrylonitrile, a toxic and inflammable fluid that can cause breathing problems. Emergency services evacuated some 500 residents. One local resident died and 49 persons were brought to hospital. AFP PHOTO / BELGA / LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ Belgium Out (Photo credit should read LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ/AFP/Getty Images)