On the afternoon of Friday, October 7, ten people were killed and one person A gas station exploded in Chrislog, Ireland.
Seven other people with moderate injuries are being treated at Letterkenny University Hospital. A man in his twenties was taken to a hospital in Dublin with serious injuries.
And recently, the Irish police released Ann Garda Syoshana, the identity of the deceased. Among them were 50-year-old Robert Garroy and his five-year-old daughter Shauna Flanagan Garroy, writes the British Sky News.
The 50-year-old had taken his daughter with him to buy a birthday cake for his mother when they both lost their lives.
– Our greatest fear is confirmed
On Saturday, Dagbladet reported 14-year-old Leona Harper, who died in the same explosion. The teenage girl played rugby for local club Letterkenny, and is described as a “talent” on the rugby field.
“Having been devastated, we can say our greatest fears have been confirmed. Leona Harper tragically lost her life yesterday.” The club wrote on Facebook The day after the blast, he referred to the 14-year-old as an important part of the U14 squad.
Among the dead were Catherine O’Donnell, 39, and her son, James Monaghan, 13.
No criminal activity is suspected
During Sunday’s police press conference, five other victims were identified as James O’Flaherty (48), Jessica Gallagher (24), Martin McGill (49), Hugh Kelly (59) and Martina Martin (49).
The cause of the explosion is not yet known.
– As investigators, we have to keep an open mind, but the information so far indicates that this incident is tragic, said Police Inspector David Kelly during the press conference.
On Wednesday of this week, the first confirmed funeral will take place.
King Charles offers his condolences
The Prime Minister of Ireland, Michael Martin, visited the site of the accident the day after the explosion.
A little boy in a shop lost his life. So did two teenagers with men and women. The Prime Minister said it was truly a tragic, shocking accident.
Monday afternoon pass Britain’s King Charles sent his deepest condolences.
We want you to know that our heartfelt sympathies and deepest sympathies are with those who have lost loved ones, says King.
British Prime Minister Liz Truss also expressed her sympathy to the local community in the Irish village.
“I am shocked and saddened by the tragic loss of life,” the Prime Minister wrote on Twitter at the weekend.
Moreover, the statement said its sincere condolences to the families and friends of the deceased and to the entire local community in the village.
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