In the Dominican Republic, four people died in a gas explosion at the factory

© Flickr / Michelle Wedomartani Republic. Archival photoIn the Dominican Republic, four people died in a gas explosion at the factory© Flickr / Michelle Brea

At least four people were killed and dozens were injured in the result of a gas explosion in a factory producing plastic products in the Dominican Republic, said the head of the hull fire brigade of the Metropolitan area of the country Rafael del Rosario.

According to preliminary data, leakage of gas which then exploded, according to the portal Listin Diario.

The building itself was badly damaged, and rescuers are working to rubble. Among the victims were three men and one woman. Also suffered some of the buildings nearby.

The number was in the time of the explosion at the factory is not yet known, fire check the list of employees.

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