25 Dead in Bucharest Club Blast (UPDATE)

Other News Materials 31 October 2015 02:44 (UTC +04:00)

A blast in a Bucharest club has left 25 dead and at least 88 injured, according to officials, Sputnik reported.

According to Reuters, the explosion has been confirmed by Romania's Interior Minister Gabriel Oprea and Health Secretary Raed Arafat, though its cause is not yet known. Reports indicate that the incident occurred at a club known as Colectiv, in downtown Bucharest.

"It is a great tragedy, 25 are dead," Oprea said, according to EVZ portal.

According to BBC, the blast resulted in a large fire.