Police investigating gas explosion

08-03-2010

The police are investigating a gas explosion in Prague’s southern district of Radotin that damaged two building early on Monday. The explosion happened in one of the apartments which was completely destroyed by the blast. Two men – a father and son - were rushed to hospital with severe burns. According to preliminary findings it appears that the son turned on the gas in an attempt to commit suicide and the father caused the explosion by walking into the room and lighting a cigarette.