Nine people injured by explosion in Paskov

Nine people were injured in an explosion that occurred in the customs office building in Paskov in the region of Frýdek-Místek on Tuesday morning, a spokesperson for the local fire brigade told the Czech News Agency. Six people were hospitalised after being injured by the blast, one of them seriously. Thirty people were evacuated from the building. Police are now searching the site to find the cause of the explosion. There was no gas supply to the building.

Author: Ruth Fraňková