Seven folks have now been confirmed lifeless following an explosion at a petroleum station in Donegal.
An extra eight persons are being handled in hospital for his or her accidents because the search by emergency employees of the devastated web site on the outskirts of Creeslough continues.
Irish premier Micheal Martin has described it because the “darkest of days” for Donegal and Ireland.
In a press release, the Irish police mentioned: “An Garda Siochana can now confirm seven fatalities as a result of this incident – three fatalities were confirmed yesterday; four fatalities are now confirmed overnight.
“The search and restoration for additional fatalities continues.
“Eight persons were transferred to hospital for medical attention yesterday.”
Mr Martin mentioned: “My ideas and prayers are right now with those that have misplaced their lives, and people injured within the devastating explosion in Creeslough.
“I wish to express my deepest sympathies to their family, and friends, and to the entire community of Creeslough, on this darkest of days for Donegal and the entire country.
“People throughout this island can be numbed by the identical sense of shock and utter devastation because the folks of Creeslough at this tragic lack of life.
“I would like to thank all the members of the emergency services, from across the North-West and Northern Ireland, who responded so quickly to the scene, and who are working throughout the night in extremely traumatic circumstances.”
Councillor John O’Donnell advised Sky News: “This is very, very hard here in a small rural village.
“Everybody’s utterly numb right here – we’re simply all in shock.”