'Up to 40' people injured in Prague explosion

The head of the rescue service attending an explosion in central Prague has said that up to 40 people have been injured.

Police have said that people are also believed to be buried under rubble, the Associated Press reports.

Firefighters search the area after an explosion in Prague. Credit: Reuters/David W Cerny
Injured people leave an area after the blast. Credit: Reuters/David W Cerny

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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.