Turkey extends condolences over explosion in Spain
At least 3 die as powerful blast rips through residential building in central Madrid
Turkey on Wednesday extended condolences to Spain over a powerful explosion that killed at least three people and destroyed a large residential building in central Madrid.
"We have received the news with deep sorrow that there were loss of lives and injuries in a strong explosion in a building in Madrid, the capital of Span," said a Turkish Foreign Ministry statement.
The statement offered condolences to the Spanish people and the government and wished a speedy recovery to the injured.
Madrid authorities have confirmed that it was a gas explosion which occurred while the building’s boiler was being repaired.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.