Explosion in Spain – level 3

05-10-2016 15:00

In an explosion in Spain, more than 77 people have been injured. The blast took place around 7 pm local time and people think a gas cylinder caused it.

People say that the cafe’s chef raised the alarm a moment before the explosion. Emergency services confirmed that five people were being treated for serious injuries.

The incident happened in the south of Spain, close to the popular tourist resort of Malaga.

Difficult words: blast (an explosion), gas cylinder (a cylinder-shaped container holding liquefied gas under pressure).

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