Gas Explosion Destroys Homes In Hungary

  • 10 Oct 2019 9:17 AM
  • Hungary Around the Clock
Gas Explosion Destroys Homes In Hungary
A gas blast in an apartment building in Szekszárd, southern Hungary on Wednesday damaged up to 30 flats, Népszava reports.

Disaster Control officials said several flats were damaged beyond repair.

More than 20 fire-fighters took part in the rescue operation, as more than 100 residents had to evacuate their homes.

Paramedics took two men to hospital with severe injuries, and three women with light injuries.

Mayor Rezső Ács said 10-30 homes were affected and that residents will be accommodated by the local council.

Ten vacant council flats, dormitory places, and institutions affiliated with the social affairs directorate general are available, he said.

MTI Photo: Kiss Dániel

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