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Residents of apartment building in London evacuated after large explosion

Residents of apartment building in London evacuated after large explosion

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The London borough of Hornchurch, in the east of the city, is Monday night rocked by a huge explosion in a residential building of three floors.

The debris flew into nearby streets. After the blow which caught fire, with large material was contested.

At least five people were, according to the BBC injured, three of whom are admitted to a hospital.

Dozens of residents of flat in Ardleigh Green Road have been evacuated. The arterial road A127 in both directions closed. About the cause nothing is known.

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