Huge explosion in Madrid kills three people.
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Spanish authorities reported a huge explosion in the capital city, Madrid on Wednesday afternoon. The explosion occurred in a building in Toledo street. Four floors of the building have been affected and two people have died. Eight people have been injured, one is in critical condition. One church volunteer is missing.
The priests who live on the fifth and sixth floors are fine. We are trying to locate a volunteer who works with us.Church Vicar.
Moments ago, it has also been reported that the building, which belongs to the Catholic Church, partially collapsed. The religious building used to train priests and give food to the homeless. Rescue workers evacuated a nearby residence for the elderly.
The scene was horrifying. The street was full of debris, and some cars were also smashed. More details to follow.