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Man Injured in Explosion Passes Away

death-announcementsThe man who suffered extensive burns in Sunday’s explosion at a Reykjavík apartment has died. The man was being kept unconscious on a ventilator at Landspítali national hospital.

The powerful explosion is thought to have been caused by a gas leak, reports.

Glass was scattered over a large area including the playground opposite the apartment block as a result of the explosion. Fire marshal Jón Viðar Mattíasson at the capital area fire department said the blast was one of the largest he had seen in a very long time.


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