77 injured after gas cylinder explosion in Spain

  • 02/10/2016
Explosion (AAP)
Explosion (AAP)

At least 77 people have been injured after a gas cylinder exploded in a cafe in the Spanish town of Velez-Malaga on the southern coast.

A spokesman for the Andalucia region's emergency unit says five people are being treated for serious injuries.

The explosion occurred around 5pm local time (3am NZ time) during a festival in the town, which is close to the popular tourist destination of Malaga.