Lithuania: explosion at warehouse; two people killed

Lithuania: explosion at warehouse; two people killed
Lithuania: explosion at warehouse; two people killed

The explosion ripped through a warehouse in the industrial Kirtumai section of Vilnius, where workers had been disposing of old chemicals, Vilnius fire and rescue services told the Baltic News Service.

Firefighters said they found the two dead workers near where the chemicals were being handled.

Seven others people were rushed to a nearby hospital with burns, the AP reports.

Police are investigating the explosion. It was unclear who owned the warehouse.