A violent eruption has taken the lives of four people. The Glenanda gun shop explosion happened shortly before noon on Friday 29 October.
GLENANDA GUN SHOP – FOUR KILLED IN EXPLOSION
According to ER24, the tragedy struck just around 11:00 before emergency services arrived at the scene before noon. Four casualties have been confirmed, which include a 15-year-old boy.
“ER24 arrived at 11h55 to find the local security forces and Fire Services already in attendance battling the blaze. Explosions could be heard coming from the store,” ER24 said.
“Three men, a woman and a 15-year-old boy that had apparently all been in the gun store, had been rescued by bystanders and pulled to a safe distance.”
Sadly, the injured four later lost their lives after sustaining serious burn wounds and smoke inhalation.
*This is a developing story.