Explosion and fire kills two, injures three

One adult and one child were killed following an explosion and fire at an apartment bloc in the northern town of Česká Lípa in the early hours of Thursday. Three other adults received severe burns and have been taken to a special burns unit in Prague. The worst had burns on 94 percent of his body. The cause of the explosion and fire are being investigated by the police and fire service.

Author: Chris Johnstone