On a cruise ship in New Zealand, an explosion occurred

On a cruise ship Emerald Princess in the new Zealand port Chalmers, an explosion occurred. Killing one person, presumably a member of the crew. Among the passengers nobody has suffered. On Thursday, February 9, reports Radio New Zealand.

According to eyewitnesses, presumably, a gas cylinder exploded at the stern of the vessel. The liner itself was not harmed.

According to TASS, the ship Emerald Princess with a displacement of 8.4 thousand tons, can accommodate more than three million passengers and 1.2 thousand crew members.