Gas explosion investigated as case of criminal negligence

16-09-2013

Police are investigating Sunday’s gas explosion in a residential building in Havířov, Moravia, as a case of criminal negligence. A police spokesperson said someone had tampered with the gas meter. What caused the blast is as yet unclear. The explosion tore a huge hole through the top floor of the building, which was fortunately empty at the time. Twenty seven people had to be evacuated.