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One killed, a dozen injured in fireworks storage blast in Spain


One person was killed and 26 wounded, including seven children, by an explosion in a fireworks storage facility in the town of Tui in Galicia, northwestern Spain, emergency services said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.

 

The Faro de Vigo newspaper reported that at least four people had died in the blast that destroyed dozens of houses and smashed windows in a four-km (2.5-mile) radius, though Emergency services could only confirm one death.

 

Footage from the scene posted on the El Mundo newspaper website showed thick smoke billowing from a residential area with debris and rubble scattered on the street.

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