Several people have been injured in a major explosion in the fourth district of the Austrian capital, bordering the city centre, a fire brigade spokesman stated, ONA reports citing Sputnik.
Local police have stated that presumably a gas explosion rocked Vienna in the area of Pressgasse and Schäffergasse streets shortly after 16:30 local time. Several floors of up to two multi-storey buildings have partly collapsed.
According to media reports, six people have been injured in the incident. Police, in turn, have reported about four wounded.