An emergency worker at the scene of an explosion and fire at a block of flats in St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands on Sunday. Photo: Government of Jersey / EPA-EFE
An emergency worker at the scene of an explosion and fire at a block of flats in St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands on Sunday. Photo: Government of Jersey / EPA-EFE
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No survivors in Jersey building blast; rescue mission now a recovery operation

  • Police said at least five people were confirmed killed in the explosion on Saturday in the Channel island’s port capital St Helier following a suspected gas leak
  • ‘There are a number of residents, we’re working on the assumption of four, that are unaccounted for,’ St Helier’s police chief said

An emergency worker at the scene of an explosion and fire at a block of flats in St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands on Sunday. Photo: Government of Jersey / EPA-EFE
An emergency worker at the scene of an explosion and fire at a block of flats in St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands on Sunday. Photo: Government of Jersey / EPA-EFE
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