Seychelles: President declares state of emergency after an explosion triggered flooding | Oneindia

  • 7 months ago
A blast at an explosives store wrecked buildings and caused massive damage to an industrial zone on the Seychelles' main island Mahe, prompting the president to declare a state of emergency on Thursday. The blast shook the island as heavy rains triggered flooding which killed three people. President Wavel Ramkalwan has ordered all citizens, except workers for essential services, to stay at home.Footage broadcast on national television showed streets covered in deep mud and strewn with debris and uprooted trees.

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