An explosion in a shopping mall in the United States raised a mushroom cloud, and someone was instantly shocked to the wall
The explosion site was in ruins, and the fire caused huge smoke. (Source:Associated Press)
Overseas Network, October 19thAccording to US media reports, the United States An explosion occurred in Harrisonburg, Virginia on the 17th, causing a local shopping mall to be razed and many people injured. A resident said in an interview afterwards that he saw a”mushroom cloud” at the moment of the explosion and was shocked by a strong shock wave to the wall.
Witnesses took pictures of the smoke from the explosion. (Source:social media)
According to the news on the USA Today website on the 18th, the explosion occurred in the city center Shops, nail salons and barber shops in the malls were bombed, and at least five people were injured nearby. Virginia Governor Northam said on social media that the explosion was caused by a gas leak, but the local fire department said the cause of the incident is under investigation. Harrisonburg City spokesperson Parkes said the investigation may continue for several days, but no deliberate behavior has been found so far. According to Parks’ description, the incident mall had been”completely hopeless”, and surrounding buildings were also damaged to varying degrees.
An eyewitness named Boyd said that he rushed to the scene immediately after the explosion and saw a wounded man hit by a foreign body in the face, lying on the ground shouting”I’m going to die” . It is understood that there are schools near the place where the incident was training for reserve officers, and three students were among the injured.
A large number of emergency personnel were dispatched to participate in fire fighting. (Photo source:Associated Press)
A resident of Duolunpo, half a mile away from the incident, said her house was”shocked” and thought it was a plane crash or nearby There was a tanker explosion on the interstate highway. A nearby student Jenkins recalled:“I heard a loud noise, and then I was slammed into the wall and hit my head. I thought it was the house that was hit by something, so I looked out the window… I saw a large mushroom cloud.” (Overseas Net Zhao Jianxing)
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