Couple dies from gas explosion burns
11 August 2006, ALICANTE – The couple injured 10 days ago in a gas explosion in a block of Alicante flats has died in hospital.
11 August 2006
ALICANTE – The couple injured 10 days ago in a gas explosion in a block of Alicante flats has died in hospital.
The 31-year-old man, identified as Eloy GP, died at La Fe hospital in Valencia on Thursday.
He suffered 80 percent burns to his body in the accident.
His partner, 25-year-old Almudena BM, also died from burns and respiratory problems.
The pair was taken to hospital after a gas canister exploded in their flat in the Los Angeles neighbourhood, injuring 10 people and damaging several adjoining buildings.
A 61-year-old woman injured in the accident was released from hospital on Tuesday.
On Thursday, work started to demolish three buildings which were badly damaged by the explosion.
A total of 32 people have had to be evacuated from their homes.
[Copyright EFE with Expatica]
Subject: Spanish news