Explosion heard in Madrid downtown, La Sexta TV station says

by Reuters
Wednesday, 20 January 2021 14:14 GMT

MADRID, Jan 20 (Reuters) - A loud blast was heard in downtown Madrid, La Sexta TV station said on Wednesday without providing any further information.

Two witnesses also told Reuters they heard a loud explosion.

Smoke plume was observed in the neighborhood after the blast, the witnesses reported.

Emergency services could not immediately confirm what had happened. (Reporting by Inti Landauro, Belen Carreno, Jesus Aguado Editing by Ingrid Melander)

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