Two dead, 10 injured in Madrid restaurant fire

Two men died and ten others were injured after a fire at a restaurant in the Spanish capital Madrid, emergency services said on Saturday (April 22).

The blaze started late on Friday night at Burro Canaglia Bar&Resto, an Italian restaurant in the central neighborhood of Salamanca.

An eye-witness told El Pais newspaper that the fire started after a waiter was flambeeing a dish and the flames set fire to the walls and ceiling.

Diners struggled to flee as the blaze started near the main exit, emergency services said.