Truck loaded with LPG explodes in Cavite town

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CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna—An explosion occurred at a liquefied petroleum gas refilling station in General Trias, Cavite before noon on Saturday.

The explosion occurred around 11 a.m. in Barangay Tejero, Cavite deputy police director for operations Superintendent Romeo Baleros said in a text message.

An initial report from the General Trias police said a truck loaded with LPG tanks exploded while inside the refilling station, Baleros said.

Senior Police Officer 3 Brendo LLanda of the General Trias police station said by phone that the authorities were still determining what caused the explosion and the extent of the damage.

He said no casualties were immediately reported.

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