A serious gas explosion in Essex has resulted in ten people being taken to hospital, with two seriously injured.
Two homes were said to be "flattened" by the blast at Cloes Lane in Clacton and a third was badly damaged.
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ITV News Anglia rounds up a tragic day in Clacton which saw two houses 'flattened' and several people injured after a major explosion.
Ten people have been taken to hospital following a major explosion in Clacton which 'flattened' two houses.