Urgent reports from the Spanish capital about a powerful explosion in one of the neighborhoods. According to eyewitnesses, the explosion was so strong, that the pieces of concrete, fragments of the roof, metal fittings and shards of glass strewn several hundred meters of a street in Madrid.
The footage, which at this moment are coming from the capital of Spain, Can be seen, what are the consequences of the explosion. At the same time, Spanish law enforcement officers have not yet reported, what caused the explosion.
According to recent reports, the epicenter of the explosion was the Calle de Toledo quarter. Damaged buildings can be seen in the footage, cars, garbage bins. The quarter is cordoned off by the police.
The first video shows the building, which is in the frame on the left. As it appears, the explosion thundered in it or in the immediate vicinity of it. It was this building that received the most damage..
VIDEO # 2:
Initial unconfirmed reports out of Spain say it was a gas explosion. #Madrid pic.twitter.com/OBrRl0Hghm
— FJ (@Natsecjeff) January 20, 2021
@BomberosMad @SAMUR_PC @policiademadrid are on Toledo street working after an # explosion. pic.twitter.com/BuSzasNPJn
— Emergencies Madrid (@EmergenciesMad) January 20, 2021
According to some reports, we are talking about an explosion on the upper floors of a residential apartment building, which is located near the church and the nursing home. Frames from a different angle:
#BREAKING | Reports of a large building explosion in the center of Madrid, Spain. pic.twitter.com/khdqTXYkhJ
— teleSUR English (@telesurenglish) January 20, 2021