Friday, 2 December, 2022

Three dead after Irish fuel station explosion

Three people have died as a result of an explosion in County Donegal, Gardaí (Irish police) have said.

It happened at an Applegreen petrol station in the village of Creeslough on Friday afternoon.

A number of people are being treated for injuries. Earlier Sinn Féin TD for Donegal, Pearse Doherty, said that there were still people trapped.

Gardaí said it was an ongoing operation and they were not able to provide more information on casualties at this time.

Emergency services from Northern Ireland have been assisting in rescue efforts.