Blast rocks Kosovo power plant causing casualties

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A huge explosion has rocked Kosovo's main power plant, causing casualties and damaging nearby houses.

Police could not immediately confirm whether there have been any deaths in the blast Friday at Kosovo A power plant outside the capital Pristina. They say at least a dozen people have been injured.

A black plume of smoke could be seen rising from the coal-fired plant, as ambulances ferried the injured to hospitals. Police sealed off the area, fearing more explosions could follow.

It was not immediately clear what caused the blast.

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