The Dominion Post

Fatal blast


Two men were killed in an explosion at a Perth shopping centre. Two other men were seriously injured in the blast at the Galleria shopping centre in suburban Morley about 9.30am yesterday. The cause of the explosion is unknown but lightning from a severe electrical storm has been ruled out. Police said it was believed all four men were working in an area near an electrical transforme­r. Stephen Beer from centre manager Federation Centres said the accident occurred during routine electrical maintenanc­e.

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