Chinanews.com, January 21 – Comprehensive report: An explosion occurred in a building in central Madrid, the capital of Spain, on the 20th, killing 3 people and injuring 11 others.
Among them, the victims included a Bulgarian man. Officials confirmed that the explosion was caused by a gas leak.
The building that occurred in the bombing was reported to be located in the center of the Laratina community.
Scene images show that the walls of the four to five floors on the top of the residential building were blown away, and a large number of debris scattered everywhere.
Government officials said that at the time of the explosion, a team of workers were repairing the boilers in the building.
The mayor of Madrid said at the scene that an 85-year-old woman and a man of unknown age died, while the third victim was still under the ruins.
On the evening of the 20th local time, the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that the victims included a 47-year-old Bulgarian man.
In addition, the accident also injured 11 people, one of whom was seriously injured.
According to the report, city officials said that despite the power of the explosion, no one was injured in the nursing home next door and a nearby school.
However, at the time of the explosion, the children in the nearby school were in class, and a lot of rubble was scattered on the school playground.
In addition, at least 15 cars were seriously damaged in the nearby streets.