Explosion at southern Illinois recycling plant kill 2, injures several others

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GRANITE CITY - Two people are dead and several others are injured following an explosion at a southern Illinois recycling plant.

According to Granite City police, a bomb squad has been sent to the Totall Metal Recycling plant.  Officials say they fear that more explosions could occur, perhaps from live ammunition rounds.

Totall Metal Recycling's website says the company recycles everything from computers to automobiles, and that the company also deals with the ammunition industry.

More than 160 people work at the recycling plant.  No more details have been released about the deaths.

We will bring you more details on this story as they become available.

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