Explosion accident at a restaurant Is there damage to the gas pipe before the explosion? Fukushima Koriyama August 4, 19:00

One person was killed and 19 people were injured in an explosion in a restaurant in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture on the 30th of last month, and there was damage to a gas pipe found at the scene that appeared to have occurred before the explosion. I understood from the interview with the person. Police and fire departments are investigating that the gas leaked from this area is likely to have filled the interior of the store and ignited and exploded for some reason.

On the 30th of last month, there was an explosion at the restaurant "Shabu-shabu Onna Koriyama Shin Sakura Street Store" in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture. 19 people were seriously injured.

Police and fire departments are proceeding with on-site verification from the day after the accident on the suspicion of accidental fatalities and injuries in business, and according to the people concerned, the gas pipes that had spread inside the store from a propane gas cylinder installed outside the store. Among them, it turned out that there was a damage that appeared to have been done before the explosion in the part near the cell in the shop.

The damaged portion of the gas pipe was rusty, and it seems that a certain amount of time has passed since the damage, and it is highly possible that gas was leaking from this location into the store.

Police and fire departments analyze the gas meters found in the field to find out when gas leaked and the cause of the explosion.