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Firefighters work at the site of a building, levelled by a gas explosion, in the ski resort town of Szczyrk, Poland on Thursday. Reuters
Five people died after a three-story building in the southern Polish ski resort of Szczyrk collapsed on Wednesday following a gas explosion, local authorities said on Thursday.
The bodies of three adults and two children have been found in the rubble so far.
First responders work near the site of a gas explosion that levelled a building in the ski resort town of Szczyrk, Poland on Wednesday.
Up to eight people could have been in the building and firemen are continuing to search for other victims, a local police spokesman said.
Up to 100 firemen and 50 police officers are on the scene, Polish state broadcaster TVP reported.
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