Gas Explosion in Sicily Kills at Least Two People, Seven Remain Missing - Photos, Videos

© AP Photo / StringerFirefighters inspect the area where a fire broke out in a Chinese-run garment factory in Prato, near Florence, Italy, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013
Firefighters inspect the area where a fire broke out in a Chinese-run garment factory in Prato, near Florence, Italy, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 - Sputnik International, 1920, 12.12.2021
Subscribe
International
India
Africa
ROME (Sputnik) - At least 12 people went missing after a gas explosion in Ravanusa, located in the province of Agrigento in Sicily, local media outlets have reported.
The explosion occurred on Saturday evening, likely as a result of a rupture of a city gas pipeline, the newspaper Giornale di Sicilia said. According to Il Messaggero, at least two people were found dead, while two women have been rescued from the debris.
The blast led to the collapse of a four-storey building. Nearby buildings were also affected. Twelve people are reported missing.
According to the newspaper il Messaggero, the missing include three children and a pregnant woman with her husband.
Search and rescue efforts are ongoing. According to some media reports, one person was pulled dead from the rubble.
Newsfeed
0
To participate in the discussion
log in or register
loader
Chats
Заголовок открываемого материала