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.