‘Extremely loud’ explosion in Madrid city centre – reports of injuries

An “extremely loud” explosion has been reported in Madrid’s city centre – with rescue teams, firefighters and police sent to the scene.
Spanish media reports said the explosion took place in a building near a nursing home – and videos and images shared on social media showed rubble scattered in the street.
“We didn’t know where the sound came from. We all thought it was from the school. We went up the stairs to the top of our building and we could see the structure of the building and lots of grey smoke,” a witness told the AP news agency.
According to TVE, several people have been injured, while Telemadrid is reporting that at least one person is trapped.

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Source : Sky News