Gas explosion kills at least three in Slovakia, people trapped by fire

There were several people trapped on the roof of a 12-storey building after the explosion caused a fire, rescuers said.

FILE: This television grab taken from Poland's TVN24 news channel shows rescuers working in the debris of a house destroyed by a gas explosion in Szczyrk, south Poland, on 4 December 2019. Picture: AFP

BRATISLAVA - A gas explosion at a multi-storey apartment block in the eastern Slovak town of Presov has killed at least three people, rescuers said on Friday.

There were several people trapped on the roof of a 12-storey building after the explosion caused a fire, rescuers said.