South East Wales

Man charged over gas explosion at Newport house

The house in Newport

A man has been charged over an explosion at a house in Newport.

Gwent Police said a 50-year-old had been charged with arson with intent to endanger life following the blast on 2 April.

The explosion caused extensive damage to the house and adjoining buildings.

The man is due to stand trial at Cardiff Crown Court on 28 November.

Image copyright Matthew Horwood

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