Search For Worker After Louisiana Oil Platform Explosion


On Monday, the US Coast Guard said that the search for a worker from a oil production platform in Louisiana continues, after it had exploded and caught on fire late Sunday. Coast Guard rescue crews and a helicopter failed to locate the worker overnight. Authorities on Monday were checking for any evidence of oil leaking from the facility, as the a cause for the explosion and fire has not been made clear. The Coast Guard said that there were eight people on the oil platform at the time, six of them were taken to the hospital with injuries.


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