4 wounded, homes destroyed in propane gas tank explosion
An investigation has been launched following an incident on Saturday in which four people were injured and 18 houses destroyed when a propane gas tank exploded near the community of Sainte-Marie, Canapé-Vert, .
It's reported that the gas tank exploded in a house, triggering a violent fire that quickly spread to nearby homes.
The wounded included three children and an elderly person who suffered second degree burns.
The victims were all taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
The blaze was brought under control by officials from the Municipal Committee of the Directorate of Civil Protection of the area and local firefighters.