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Birmingham manhole explosion just misses child

An explosion in a manhole on a Birmingham street "just missed" a child who was walking nearby.

The explosion happened at 12:21 GMT at Warwick Road, Tyseley. The cause is still being established.

Video footage posted by West Midlands Fire and Rescue shows a child and two adults walking past the manhole immediately before the explosion.

Naga Munchetty and Charlie Stayt report.

Footage provided by Divine Collection

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