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Blast destroys shop and home in Leicester, five taken to hospital

Blast destroys shop and home in Leicester, five taken to hospital

February 26, 2018

LONDON, Feb 26 — An explosion destroyed a convenience store and a home in the central English city of Leicester yesterday, injuring at least five people, officials said. British police said there was no immediate indication that the explosion was linked to terrorism. Pictures and videos posted on Twitter showed flames leaping into the sky from the site which was reduced to rubble. “All emergency services are currently dealing with this,” the police force said in a... Read more

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Members of the emergency services work at the site of an explosion which destroyed a convenience store and a home in Leicester, Britain, February 26, 2018. — Reuters pic

Members of the emergency services work at the site of an explosion which destroyed a convenience store and a home in Leicester, Britain, February 26, 2018. — Reuters pic