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Madrid Explosion: Kills 4, Leaves 11 Injured

A powerful explosion apparently caused by a gas leak has ripped the facade off a residential building in central Madrid.

January 21, 2021

Fire-fighters carry a dead body next to a damaged building at Toledo Street following an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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Firefighters inspect the debris caused by an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain. A loud explosion has partially destroyed a small building flanked by a school and a nursing home in the center of Spain's capital.

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Health professionals evacuate an injured from the scene of an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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Smoke rises from a building and rubble scattered in Toledo Street following a explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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View of a damaged building at Toledo Street following an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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Firefighters inspect the debris caused by an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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A car is covered by debris following an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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Police officers cordon off Toledo Street following an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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An injured is transferred from the scene of an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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A school yard is covered by debris caused by an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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