"Four people died on the spot while a woman succumbed to her injuries in hospital, Xinhua reported."
Kiev, April 22 - At least five people were killed and five injured in a gas station explosion in Ukraine's northern Kiev region Tuesday, authorities said.

According to the State Service for Emergencies, the blast occurred at a gas station near Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky town, some 95 km south of capital Kiev, triggering a huge fire.

Four people died on the spot while a woman succumbed to her injuries in hospital, Xinhua reported.

Investigators blamed the accident on improper conception of the gas station project and violation of safety rules.


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