Hundreds report mystery 'explosion' in Manchester
A mysterious explosion heard across parts of Manchester and Salford remains unexplained.
Hundreds of people took to social media to describe hearing a "loud bang" at about 22:30 GMT on Monday.
Firefighters were called after a report in the Weaste area of Salford but later admitted they could find no evidence of a fire, or any other disturbance.
Shinydan Howell posted on Twitter: "Everyone in Manchester ok? Loud bang in Salford could be anything."
Lana Habbal posted: "Everyone is talking about a loud bang in Manchester I hope nobody is hurt."
Francis Jenkins, another Twitter user, said there had been disturbances to television and mobile phone networks.
A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said they had found no evidence of any disturbance.