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Geneva apartment destroyed by explosion

National News // Aug. 24, 2020

An apartment in Geneva was destroyed by an explosion and then a fire on Saturday evening.

Unsplash Geneva apartment destroyed by explosion

Witnesses say they heard a loud bang and then saw smoke from a flat on the 16th floor of the 22-storey block in Petit-Lancy.

Four people were injured. The apartment’s resident was the most seriously hurt. The police say he was in the shower at the time. The other three suffered smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.


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