An explosion at the Luxembourg Army munitions depot in Waldhof killed at least two military personnel on Thursday, February 14. Officials indicate personnel at the depot reportedly mishandled an artillery shell, causing it to explode in a hangar. Although the explosion was contained to the military site, the detonation was heard in nearby cities up to 2 km (1.2 mi) away. A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are possible in Waldhof over the coming hours and days.
Individuals present in Waldhof are advised to avoid the area surrounding the military depot, anticipate travel restrictions in this area, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.
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