The scene of a massive explosion in central Prague

Emergency services are attending to the scene of a powerful explosion in central Prague.

Zdenek Schwarz, the head of the rescue service, has said that up to 40 people have been injured.

One eyewitness said: "There was glass everywhere, some people shouting and crying".

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Dozens injured in Prague blast

A powerful explosion has damaged a building in the centre of the Czech capital, Prague, leaving dozens injured and some buried in rubble, according to reports.