The body under the rubble of a collapsed Antwerp-based housing facts

Emergency services in Antwerp, during the night between Tuesday and Wednesday there will be a body in the rubble of the three collapsed homes, and achieved, reports that the Antwerp fire brigade. The 87-year-old woman was located inside one of the buildings that sat night collapsed after a suspected gas explosion.

The woman was the last of the missing person. Rescue workers spent the whole night with the dogs to go look for her. That’s what happened, according to the police, “be very careful”. At around 2: 30 am her body is found.

The emergency services took on Tuesday with three people, alive under the debris away from it. That was, according to Belgian media, two men and a woman. One of them was hit.

The explosion was Tuesday, at around 12.20 pm in Wilrijk, a district in the south of the city. Three houses were completely destroyed and three other homes were badly damaged.

The emergency services were flocking to the site in order to search for the victims. They were supported by the staff of the Red Cross (icrc).


Destruction and wounded in Antwerp after the massive blast

The explosion took place at work,

The cause of the explosion is under investigation. Local residents told the Belgian media that it is in one of the buildings, the activities have been carried out. The residents of the houses that are still standing, were allowed to return to their homes.

Mayor Bart De Wever of Antwerp, declared Tuesday his condolences to the victims and their loved ones. Also, he thanked the emergency services for their rescue.


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