Coleford gas explosion seriously injures man

A man has been seriously injured in a "suspicious" gas explosion in Gloucestershire.

The explosion happened at a property in High Nash, Coleford, in the Forest of Dean just after 07:30 GMT.

The 43-year-old man has been taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol for treatment.

A police spokesman said: "The property is being examined by structural engineers and the cause of the explosion is being investigated."