Four Killed in Explosion at Industrial Zone in Kyiv

At least four people were killed while five other people were injured in an explosion that hit a former factory at an industrial zone in Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday (9/2/2023). 

Kyiv emergency service said about 10 people were believed to have been inside the building when the explosion happened. Soon after the explosion, a bulldozer cleared rubble and debris and rescuers searched for victims.

Kyiv emergency service said there are still people under the rubble and there was a fire in the building. But now the fire in the building has been extinguished. An early investigation shows that the explosion happened inside this one-story building. 

But authorities stiill investigating the cause of the blast with some unconfirmed reports suggesting a gas canister blew up.