Hague Explosion

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Published Monday, January 28, 2019

An explosion in the Hague, The Netherlands, caused the front of a building to collapse, said the city's fire department.

Several homes collapsed in the incident and surrounding homes became unstable.

Three people have been taken out from the rubble and at least one more is still inside the houses, said the fire department.

Nine people have been injured in the explosion, of which seven have been sent to hospital, the fire department added.

The city's aviation police tweeted that the explosion may have been a gas explosion.

RTL News reported that residents from other houses around Jan van der Heijden Street have been evacuated since the entire block of houses could potentially collapse.

The cause of the explosion is unclear at this time.
Source: DORRIS

Hague Explosion Facts

Power: 0
Affected Area: 1 km.
Alert Level: Green
Category: Safety
Response: None
Severity: Unknown
Urgency: Immediate
Certainty: Observed

Injured: 9

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