Manchester

Bolton blast man suffers serious hand injuries

An army bomb disposal unit has been deployed to a house in Greater Manchester after a man has suffered serious hand injuries in an explosion.

Greater Manchester Police said officers were called to a house in Lea Gate, Bolton shortly after 13:20 GMT.

The man, who is in his 20s, is recovering in hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Det Ch Insp Sarah Jackson said there was no threat to the community.

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