An explosion in a rehabilitation clinic in the capital of Potosí caused the Three people died and six others were injured.
The Secretary of Security and Citizen Protection of San Luis Potosí reported that elements of the State Civil Guard (GCE), the Municipal Police and the Fire Department traveled to the place to put out the fire and rescue people who were trapped in the building.
At the site, called “Ark of the new life” and located in the Las Palmas subdivision of the Prados de San Vicente Third Section neighborhood, there was a fire and an explosion, which caused the death of at least three people who lived in the center. The injured people were taken to a hospital, where they receive medical attention.
The authorities indicated that the cause of the fire is already being investigated. “determine the reasons that caused what is presumed to be an explosion of some target”.
For its part, the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) reported the start of a research folder to clarify what happened in this rehabilitation center.
In a statement, the institution indicated that elements of the General Directorate of Expert Services went to the scene to collect evidence, in addition to coordinating the transfer of the bodies to the Legal Medical Service (SEMELE), where They will perform the necropsy of law “to know the real cause of their death.”
Agents of the Investigative Police (PDI) carry out interviews with eyewitnesses to establish the first lines of investigation on this fact, and thus achieve the clarification of it.
According to news reports, a group of patients tried to riot, which caused the fire and an explosion. However, this version has not yet been officially confirmed.