China News Service, July 30. According to the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), an explosion occurred in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan at 9 am local time on the 30th, causing damage to some buildings. At least 11 people are currently in the explosion. Injured.
At around 9 am local time on the 30th, an explosion occurred in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, causing damage to some buildings. At least 11 people have been injured in the explosion. Image source: Screenshot of NHK video
According to reports, the explosion is suspected to be a local restaurant. The local fire department has dispatched 12 vehicles including ambulances to the scene. Firefighters at the scene said that due to a gas leak, nearby people were asked not to approach.
According to images taken by NHK at the site of the explosion accident, only the skeleton of the building suspected of exploding was left, and the area around the building was also damaged to varying degrees due to the explosion.
According to the report, people nearby said that there was "an earthquake-like shaking" when the explosion occurred, accompanied by a loud explosion. At present, at least 11 people have been injured in the explosion. Two of them have been unable to walk normally. All the injured have been taken to the hospital. The local police and fire department are conducting detailed investigations into the cause of the accident.