Late Night Explosion Levels Half of Sports Center in Chimay; One Dead (Updated)
While no cause has been reported, Belgium has been targeted with several Islamic terror attacks this year.
Promotional photos of the sports center in Chimay, Belgium.
— TWEETGRAMM (@tweetgramm) August 26, 2016
“Explosion centre sportif chimay #chimay”
Via Google translate:
An explosion has destroyed shortly after midnight, a part of the sports center of Chalon in Chimay. In addition, at least one fatality and were at least two people seriously injured. The cause of the explosion remains unknown.
Shortly after midnight found a violent explosion in the sports center of Chimay place. That says a spokesman of the rescue of the region Hainaut East.
Several people present
At the time of the explosion several people in the building were present. The explosion, the complex half to collapse. Several people were located in the spaces at the moment of the explosion that has destroyed a part of the building.
The local fire department, together with the emergency services on the spot. There are fears for the lives of the people who are still under the rubble. The cause of the explosion remains unknown.
The sports complex is located on Rue de Chalon.
— Dylan Bailey (@dylanbailey7591) August 26, 2016
It may have been a gas leak.
— GuardAmerican (@GuardAmerican) August 26, 2016