On the 6th, there was an explosion at an underground construction site in Edogawa-ku, Tokyo, which killed two workers. increase.

After 11 am on the 6th, there was an explosion at the construction site of the underground facility of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau of Waterworks in Funabori, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo, killing male workers in their 50s and 30s.

One day after the accident, the Metropolitan Police Department and the Tokyo Fire Department are jointly inspecting the site to investigate the underground situation and the details of the work that the two people were doing.

According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau of Waterworks, the accident occurred in an underground facility called a "drainage room," which is equipped with a facility to discharge accumulated water into a river during construction and inspection of water pipes. In the space, it is said that two people who died were working on the replacement work of the ladder that went down to the basement at that time.

It is known that combustible gas was detected from the basement, and the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the cause of the explosion, including the circumstances under which the gas was generated.