No official Spanish source has come forward with an explanation for the blast, and it is still unknown how it happened. The area of the city was rocked this afternoon by the explosion, and plumes of thick smoke filled the sky. Local Spaniards have taken to social media in order to post videos of the fire. The fire can be seen to be located in a residential area of the city, and it is still unknown if there are any injuries or casualties as a result of the blast.
Smoke can be seen billowing up into the sky from a residential area of the city.
In between some houses and apartment blocks, a fire rages on.
Just after an explosion this afternoon the sky became filled with thick grey smoke.
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