30 people injured in suspected gas explosion in North West England

By on March 26, 2017


A total of 30 people were injured in what is suspected to be a gas explosion in North West England. (Photo by TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)])
A total of 30 people were injured in what is suspected to be a gas explosion in North West England. (Photo by TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)])
MOSCOW—A total of 30 people were injured in what is suspected to be a gas explosion in North West England.

A total of 30 people were injured in what is suspected to be a gas explosion in the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, North West England, the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) said on Sunday.

“Wirral incident update: 30 ‘walking wounded’ patients (minor injuries) and 2 patients with serious injuries gone to hospital,” NWAS wrote on Twitter.

Earlier in the day, what is believed to be a massive gas explosion destroyed a building of a dancing studio in the town of Bebington in Wirral, United Kingdom. Dozens of ambulances and firefighters were reported arriving at the site, with the nearby houses being evacuated.