Friday, April 19, 2024

UPDATE: Two injured in explosion

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Unconfirmed reports reaching Nation News are that the explosion which occurred today was in a fireworks bunker at the Barbados Defence Force base at Paragon, Christ Church.

Reports are that two people were injured, one man seriously.

It was just around 11:30 a.m. when the explosion was heard. The noise echoed around Fairy Valley. It was also heard by residents in Charnocks.

Plumes of smoke filled the sky as curious onlookers gathered and vehicles drew near.

Emergency personnel were also dispatched to the area. (KG)

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