The scene where a container exploded in Kensington, Portland on Thursday.
Two teachers from a school in Portland were injured and scores of children left traumatised after an explosion involving a container on Thursday.
Reports are that about 11:30 a.m., persons in the Kensington community in the parish heard a loud commotion in the area and went to investigate. It was discovered that a 40-foot container that was being used to store plantains and bananas, had exploded.
A section of a church that is located close to where the incident took place was also damaged, and two vehicles and parts of a three-bedroom house located on the same property were extensively damaged.
The cause of the explosion was still not clear up to press time.