One died and 13 people were injured in an explosion at a plywood factory in the Brest region of Belarus, a source from the regional emergency service said on Monday, according to news reaching here.
"One person died and 13 were taken to hospital after an explosion at the Pinsk plywood factory. One of the victims was retrieved from under the debris," the source was quoted by Interfax news agency as saying.
Five firefighting teams were sent to extinguish the fire caused by the blast, according to the source.
The cause of the explosion is unclear now and an investigation has been launched, the source added.