Huge blast guts a multi-storey building in Madrid. Several injured

A massive explosion on Wednesday struck a multi-storey building at Toledo Street in downtown Madrid which provided residential training for Catholic priests and gave meals for the homeless.  A fire is still blazing there and rescue workers are battling their way through the rubble to located people trapped in the collapsed religious complex.

A police spokeswoman said the area was being evacuated but could not confirm the source of the explosion.

 

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