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Caught on camera: Explosion during train fire injures 11, including 7 firefighters.

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Two views of a large explosion during a train fire in Bulgaria on Wednesday that injured 11 people, including seven firefighters.


The two people who sustained severe burns in the explosions near Bulgaria’s village of Ezerovo, close to the Black Sea city of Varna, remain in critical condition and in intensive care.

Another seven people are also in the burns ward, but not in intensive care, according to Gen Stoyan Tonev, Director of the Military Medical Academy in the capital Sofia, where the nine injured are listed.

Speaking for Nova TV Sunday, Tonev informed the man who sustained 90% is in very grave condition, the other is in critical condition, while the seven are recovering and are undergoing plastic surgeries.

A total of 11 people, including seven firefighters, were injured in a fire and consequent explosions, which occurred in a train composition of propane-filled gas cisterns near Varna on Wednesday.

The fire erupted at around 4 pm EET, followed by two explosions.

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