77 injured as gas explosion rips through the southern Spanish city of Malaga.

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Scores of people have been reported injured and at least five seriously hurt in a gas cylinder explosion near the southern Spanish city of Malaga.

77 people have been injured in the explosion, according to a spokesman for the Andalucia region's emergency unit, as reported by Reuters. Earlier reports put the number of those injured at around 50.

The blast occurred at a cafe in Velez-Malaga. Five people are being treated for serious injuries while dozens of others are being treated for cuts.

More than fifty people were transferred to the Regional Hospital of Axarquia for emergency treatment, while dozens others were tended to at a nearby health center, according to Cadena SER.

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