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Austria: man blows up the weekend house when changing gas bottles - seriously injured

2020-11-30T17:15:38.671Z

A man in Austria was seriously injured in the explosion of a glass bottle. The 47-year-old's weekend home was completely destroyed by the detonation.



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Weekend house in Carinthia destroyed by the explosion

Photo: FF Bad Bleiberg

A man in Austria blew up his weekend house while replacing a gas bottle.

The 47-year-old was seriously injured in the explosion, the police said.

The accident happened in Bad Bleiberg-Nötsch in Carinthia, 200 kilometers south of Salzburg.

The wooden house was so damaged that a crane could only remove the remains.

Fire investigators are now investigating what exactly triggered the explosion.

The man had to be taken to the hospital by rescue helicopter.

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Source: spiegel

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