Creeslough explosion

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Creeslough explosion
Date7 October 2022 (2022-10-07)
LocationCreeslough, County Donegal, Ireland
Coordinates55°07′09″N 7°54′21″W / 55.1192°N 7.9057°W / 55.1192; -7.9057
TypeGas explosion (suspected)
Non-fatal injuries8

The Creeslough explosion happened on 7 October 2022 at an Applegreen petrol station in Creeslough, a village in north County Donegal, Ireland. It killed ten people and left eight hospitalised. It is the highest number of civilian deaths in the county in decades.[1] The cause is unknown, although accidental gas leak is seen as a possible cause.

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  1. "Donegal petrol station explosion described by authorities as 'tragic accident'". 8 October 2022. Retrieved 8 October 2022.[permanent dead link]