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2 men arrested in connection with fatal explosion in Donegal

Kellie Murphy
Kellie Murphy

12:33 22 Mar 2024

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Two men have been arrested in connection with a fatal explosion in Donegal.

The incident happened in October 2022 at a petrol station - killing 10 people.

The men are both aged in their 50s and are being held at Garda stations in Donegal.

Officers say the investigation continues - and is being co-ordinated from Milford Garda Station.

To date, the inquiry has involved help from local Gardaí, a national investigative branch of the force, Health and Safety Authority as well as the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities.

10 people died in the explosion - aged between 5 and 59.

Following the incident then-Taoiseach Micheal Martin described it as the "darkest of days for Donegal and the entire country."

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