Jersey Explosion: One dead, many missing after explosion on Jersey Island; Relief and rescue operation started
An explosion occurred on the island of Jersey off the coast of northern France, leaving several missing and another person dead, local police said on Twitter. The three-storey building completely collapsed after the blast, the official said.
An explosion rocked the island of Jersey off the coast of northern France on Saturday, leaving several missing and another dead. The local police has given this information on Twitter. The three-storey building completely collapsed after the blast, the official said. More than a dozen people have gone missing in this accident. Search and rescue work has been started to find the missing people in this accident. The official described the explosion as a very dangerous scene.
Many residents missing after the blast
Jersey Police said in a statement posted on Twitter that the explosion occurred this morning on Pier Road in Haut du Mont. Many residents have gone missing after this explosion. Emergency services are working at the spot and relief and rescue operations have been started at the site. It's a pretty devastating scene, I'm sorry to say.
Police officer said the accident was horrifying
Broadcaster ITV posted a video online of Jersey Police Chief Robin Smith, who said one person had died and several residents were missing. "A three-storey building had completely collapsed in the blast and about a dozen people have gone missing," he said. Relief and rescue operations have been started to search for the missing people. This accident is very painful. He said, 'It is a very frightening scene, I am sorry to say.'
A million do residence
Smith said fire services were called on the Friday night before the blaze after residents reported smelling gas. He did not comment on the cause of the explosion, saying it would be investigated. It is known that Jersey is a British Crown Dependency which has its own financial and legal system. It has a population of just over 100,000 people.