According to reports just coming in to ONELUCIAN News, a large explosion was heard in the area near theCul-de-Sac quarry. Residents as far as Rock Hall in Castries, and Massacre near Anse-la-Raye have reported hearing the explosion and feeling the shock soon after.
First reports began coming about 5:25 PM.
Police have received multiple calls and further reports are that the shockwave was felt in La Toc.
Reports of a tremor after the explosion are coming in from miles around the Cul-de-Sac area.
No reports of any casualties at this time. Police and fire have been dispatched to the area.
More information as it becomes available.
**UPDATE: 5:55 PM – Multiple persons have been reported as seriously injured and explosion is believed to have occurred at Rayneau’s facility in Cul-de-Sac.
**UPDATE: 6:01 PM – Multiple people reported dead. No official confirmation!