An explosion occurred in an apartment in Meulan-en-Yvelines this Friday morning. Two people were injured, one seriously. A lead on the origin of the detonation is already available. considered.
An explosion in the early morning. This Friday, December 1, around 7 a.m., an apartment in downtown Meulan-en-Yvelines (Yvelines) was raided. destroyed by a violent and sudden explosion reports Le Parisien. Two people were killed. Injured: a woman in her thirties and an elderly man. around fifty years old who could be brothers and sisters. The man is said to be in serious condition and has been arrested. taken in absolute emergency to a hospital. After the explosion, nearly sixty firefighters and nearly thirty emergency vehicles were dispatched. mobilized.
The apartment was blown away by the explosion is located in a building on rue des Tanneries. The residents of the building and the two neighboring buildings, i.e. 18 people, were killed. evacuated from their homes. The infrastructures having been weakened by the blast of the explosion. The mayor of Meulan-en-Yvelines, Cécile Zammit-Popescu, ensures that she is working hard to achieve this. a rehousing solution. For now, all those evacuated have been evacuated. welcomed at the municipal community hall.
What is the origin of the explosion?
The origins of the tragedy have not yet been determined at the moment. According to the first elements reported by the Ile-de-France newspaper, the detonation could be linked to gas, in particular to gas. using a lighter while the gas was on. Police services also on site must confirm and clarify this information.