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.

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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.

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