SAD NEWS: AS 13 PEOPLE INJURED IN A MASSIVE GAS STATION EXPLOSION IN RUSSIA,(PHOTOS).


13 people were put in a sick bed after a massive gas station explosion in Russia.

According to the news, the gas explosion happened in Volgograd city in Russia, a propane tank caught fire at a gas station in Volgograd's Traktorozavodsky district as the Russian Emergencies ministry stated.



The firefighters reached the site at 11:30am local time, an initial attempt to contain the fire was unsuccessful. In the video footage of the explosion it shows a large ball of fire sent flying up into the sky and the huge flames could be seen from a distance followed by thick, black smoke.

Four to six people were caught in the initial blast but rescued were also injured due to several small explosions, all were taken to the hospital and the fire is now under control as it was first reports.


The local media has reported the explosion were occurred in the fuel tank, but not really sure because the cause of the explosion is not yet to cleared.

Some Eyewitnesses said the explosion shook the windows of many houses within the area, Ten victims were taken to the hospital while another two refused to go.


At least one person was in critical condition, one of the firefighters an employee of the Emergencies ministry has suffered serious burns. Local reports claim at least 50 percent of his body burned by the time he was taken to the hospital.

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