The Explosion Occurred Near A Hotel In Southern China. At Least Three People Were Injured
A powerful explosion occurred on Friday near a hotel located in the southern Chinese city of Zhuhai (Guangdong province). China Central Television reported that at least three people were injured.
The incident occurred at about 09:00 local time in the city's Doumen district. According to the TV channel, two people were slightly injured, one-burns. They were taken to medical institutions. The cause of the emergency was a gas explosion.
The explosion damaged nearby residential buildings, retail stores, and shops. As indicated in the report of the TV channel, as of 10:00, firefighters managed to eliminate open Gorenje. Eleven fire brigades are working on the site, and a search and rescue operation is underway. Details of the incident are being investigated.
The video was recorded from the upper floors of a neighboring building. The recording shows that the explosion damaged several rooms on the first floor of a multi-story building. Shop Windows are broken, and fragments of building structures are lying around. The premises are on fire.
Rescuers started extinguishing the fire. However, they are filled with water until the outside of the building. From the Gorenje place, there is a plentiful black smoke. The area is cordoned off by police, sirens sound. A search and rescue operation is underway. The cause of the explosion was not reported. There is also no data on victims of the emergency.