Willy Vereecke (68), a resident of the Polenlaan in Ypres, rested this afternoon in his office when something for 13 hours, suddenly his whole house shook. “There was a huge bang and I wipte a half meters high”, says the man. “My signs and koffietassen donderden out of the closet, all the drawers sprang open. I was right, but saw no hand. Within the amenities of dust around. Only then that what went on, I began to realize what had happened.”
VIDEO: gas explosion destroys house: one worker and occupant-affected property injuries
Ypres, A gas explosion this afternoon in the Polenlaan in Ieper heavy material damage caused to different houses. Fragments edges on the other side of the stree
15 January 2019 Tuesday 15:00
Ypres, A gas explosion this afternoon in the Polenlaan in Ieper heavy material damage caused to different houses. Fragments edges on the other side of the street in the gables. Gisèle Seynaeve (76), the occupant of the worst affected property, got injuries, just like a laborer who, with colleagues in front of the house was busy with work. “I thought Pain was dead, but suddenly, I saw her gently out of the rubble,” according to a neighbor.