Explosion in Portugal on April 05 2017 03:13 AM (UTC).
Seven people are feared dead after a huge explosion in a fireworks factory in Portugal. The explosion happened before 6pm local time in the village of Avoes, near Porto. Nearly 100 firefighters, police and paramedics are in attendance. The chairman of the local parish council, Mario Rebelo told local TV that seven people were dead. Police sources said that three were confirmed dead and others were missing. Local ambulance coordinators said, 'There are 26 vehicles and 78 officials at the scene but we don't have more information at this stage.