September 23, 2023

By Gerardo Lemos and Jessica Hasbun | CNN

Not less than 10 folks died and 37 extra have been injured in an explosion within the Dominican Republic on Monday, in keeping with the workplace of President Luis Abinader.

An extra 11 persons are lacking following the blast, which occurred within the city of San Cristobal within the south of the nation, the president’s workplace mentioned in an announcement Tuesday.

Greater than two dozen rescue models responded to the explosion, and the injured have been taken to numerous hospitals. The reason for the explosion has not been established, added the assertion.

In remarks from the Nationwide Palace on Monday, President Luis Abinader expressed his concern for the state of affairs and mentioned he’s carefully following occasions, state broadcaster RTVD’s Central 4 Noticias reported.