Clacton explosion: Last casualty discharged from Colchester Hospital

Colchester Hospital have confirmed that all eight people who suffered minor injuries as a result of yesterday's explosion in Clacton have been discharged.

Seven casualties were well enough to leave yesterday and the last patient was allowed to go home this afternoon (Thursday 6 February).

Two people who suffered "serious burns" remain in a stable condition at Broomfield Hospital near Chelmsford.


Several injured and homes destroyed in Clacton explosion

Homes have been evacuated and ten people have been taken to hospital following an explosion in Clacton.