Barracas, Castellón

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Coat of arms of Barracas.

Barracas is a Spanish town located in Castellón.

In 2004 a truck carrying 25 tonnes of ammonium nitrate fertilizer exploded half an hour after a traffic accident on March 9, 2004, killing two people and injuring five others. The explosion, which could be heard at a distance of several kilometers caused a crater five metres deep.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ María Fabra (10 March 2004). "Un camión lleno de nitrato estalla tras un choque y causa dos muertos en Castelló". El País (in Spanish). Retrieved 17 April 2013. 

Coordinates: 40°01′01″N 0°40′59″W / 40.017°N 0.683°W / 40.017; -0.683