Large explosion in Leicester

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LEICETER – In the English Leicester has a large explosion, a shop and an apartment above it, completely blown away. The police speak of a ’major incident’, writes the BBC, but could not confirm exactly what happened.

The first images of the place.

Ⓒ Screenshot BBC

The explosion took place at the Hinckley Road. A rescue operation is still busy. Roads are closed and security forces, people ask themselves from the feet.

According to The Sun, a shop, the flat above and the bus stop fully affected. Bystanders heard a hard bang, and saw a lot of smoke. “The flames were gigantic. I would be surprised if there is no one dead or injured.”

British media suspect that a gas explosion was the cause. About any injuries, nothing is yet known.

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