Madrid explosion: two dead after blast at ‘religious building’


Footage shows the aftermath of a large explosion that hit Madrid, Spain, on Wednesday afternoon (Jan 20).

At least two people were killed and several more injured following the blast which caused a religious building to collapse.

Large amounts of debris and rubble were scattered across the street in the downtown area of the city.

Locals said the explosion happened shortly after 3 pm local time at a religious building that provided residential training for priests and fed the homeless.