Hull Paragon Interchange re-opened after evacuation

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The cordon at Hull Paragon Interchange
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People had been advised to avoid the area

Dozens of people were evacuated from a bus and railway station because of a suspected gas leak.

A cordon was put in place around the Hull Paragon Interchange in the city centre at about 15:40 BST after reports of a smell of gas.

Humberside Police said the station had been evacuated as a precaution but had since reopened.

Police said traffic was still running slowly "while dealing with the backlog".

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Police and firefighters were on the scene

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