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At least two dead after blast brings down building in Madrid

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DPA, 20TH JANUARY, 2021 -  At least two people died and several were injured when a building in a central Madrid belonging to the Catholic Church collapsed on Wednesday after an explosion, Mayor Jose Luis Martinez-Almeida told reporters.


Initial investigations suggested that the blast in Calle de Toledo, a street leading out from the city centre, had been caused by a gas leak, he said.


Smoke billowed out of the collapsed building and rescue workers evacuated elderly people from a nearby nursing home. A Church official said one church volunteer was missing.


The building was a complex that provided residential training for priests and also gave meals to homeless people, a neighbour said.

 

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