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800 piglets die in fire

27 July 2007

BRUSSELS – A serious fire broke out in a pig-breeding farm in Merkplas. The 800 piglets trapped in the pigsty did not survive the fire. The fire also inflicted damage to an adjoining workplace. A tractor, among other things, was also destroyed.

The cause of the fire is unknown. The police are on the spot to investigate.

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Subject: Belgian news