At Least 17 People Injured in Madrid Explosion

Madrid’s emergency information service said at least 17 people had been treated and four hospitalized after an explosion in the city on Friday, May 6.

This video showing the aftermath of the explosion was recorded by Alberto Oroz Aguero at the intersection of Calle del General Pardinas and Calle de Ayala.

The emergency information service said efforts were underway to find two workers who were missing after the explosion.

According to local media, Madrid Mayor Jose Luis Martinez Almeida confirmed that work was being done on the building at the time of the explosion, and “some neighbors have reported that there was a smell of gas in the area.”

This is a developing story. Credit: Alberto Oroz Aguero via Storyful

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