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One killed, 162 injured in explosion, fire at warehouse in Uzbekistan

One killed, 162 injured in explosion, fire at warehouse in Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Sep 28 (UNI) One teenager was killed and 162 people were injured as a result of an explosion and fire at a warehouse in Uzbekistan's capital of Tashkent, the Uzbek Health Ministry said on Thursday.
Earlier in the day, the Uzbek Ministry of Emergencies said that a powerful explosion had occurred overnight at a warehouse in Tashkent and caused a fire.
"As a result of the emergency, a teenage boy born in 2006 died on the spot. The total number of people injured as a result of the incident is 163," the ministry wrote on Telegram.

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