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Romania: One dead, 46 injured after two explosion rocks at LPG station in Crevedia near Bucharest

Dual explosion rocks gas station in Romania's capital Bucharest on Saturday. One person died in the accident while 46 others were injured. The Government of Romania said that 8 out of 46 people injured in the accident have been badly burnt and their condition remains critical. 25 fire engines are deployed on the spot to deal with the accident.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Warsaw: In yet another tragic incident, dual explosion at a gas station in Romania’s capital Bucharest on Saturday. One person died in the accident, while 46 others were injured. Sources gave this information. According to the government’s Emergency Response Unit (IGSU), after the first explosion, aad spread to a house near two tanks. However, during this time the people present there were evacuated.

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The Romanian government said that out of 46 people injured in the accident, 8 people have been badly burnt and their condition remains critical. Raed Arafat, in charge of the emergency response unit, told reporters that a second explosion occurred again at the LPG station on Saturday evening, injuring 26 firefighters.

After the explosion at the gas station, around 25 fire tenders are stationed at the spot and trying to control the fire. However, the fire is yet to be controlled. Arafat said there could be a third explosion at the site as there was a threat from a third tank.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Marcel Ciolaku held an emergency meeting with the state agencies involved in dealing with the accident. He told reporters after the meeting that tonight four more patients would be transferred to hospitals in Italy and Belgium.

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