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Roof ripped off house in Gateshead gas explosion

An investigation is under way after an explosion at a house in Gateshead ripped the roof and front off the property.

Six people were injured in the incident on Monday and one police officer suffered serious burns to his face.

It is thought the blast was caused by a gas leak.

Lynda Hardy reports.

  • 22 May 2012
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