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

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Gas explosion kills at least three in Slovakia, people trapped by fire
An apartment building damaged by a gas explosion is seen in Presov, Slovakia, December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.   -   Copyright  Stringer(Reuters)
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BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – 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.

(Reporting By Tatiana Jancarikova; Editing by Janet Lawrence)