Oil rig explosion in Louisiana leaves several injured -local media

Oct 16 (Reuters) - An oil rig explosion in Louisiana late on Sunday injured several people, local media reported.

At least six people had confirmed injuries from the explosion in Lake Pontchartrain, Kenner Police Department spokesman Sergeant Brian McGregor told The Times-Picayune newspaper.

(Reporting by Apeksha Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Cooney)