3 seriously injured in Bastogne explosion

Three people are seriously injured following a gas explosion at a house in the Walloon city of Bastogne. The house is a write-off. Several adjoining properties sustained considerable damage too.

Three people are seriously injured, six others sustained light injuries. For a while one person was missing, but she has now been accounted for and was at home. The local mayor implemented the municipal disaster plan as the emergency services attended the scene in great numbers.