The incident left a 7-year-old boy and an 82-year-old girl lifeless, in keeping with the mayor’s workplace in Quito, updating an earlier toll of 1 fatality.
The blast occurred at 11:11 pm on Sunday (0411 GMT Monday) when leaking fuel ignited, the mayor’s workplace mentioned.
Authorities added that the victims have been eating within the restaurant on the time of the explosion.
It additionally left a couple of dozen automobiles with windshield and physique injury, and induced home windows to vibrate inside two blocks of the realm.
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