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  • Writer's picture Mark Moises Calayan

Gas tank explosion severely injures pregnant woman in Baguio City

Baguio City, Philippines - A gas tank explosion that transpired on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, in Baguio City severely injured a 21-year-old pregnant woman.


The victim, whose name is withheld, is a resident of Purok 25, San Carlos Heights, Baguio City.


The Bureau of Fire Protection - Baguio initially reported that the victim was cooking when the explosion occurred at around 12:30 of said day.


Their initial investigation concluded that the gas stove’s loose hose might have caused the explosion.


Due to the blast, the victim suffered second degree burns in various parts of her body and is now currently confined at the Baguio General Hospital.


Aside from her injuries, the victim's belongings were burned and the windows of their kitchen were also destroyed.


Further investigations are now being conducted by the authorities to determine the real cause of the incident.


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