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Man burnt by bonfire in Bradford

A man has been taken to hospital after being burnt on his face by a flash fire from a bonfire. West Yorkshire fire crews were called to Mortimer Avenue, Bradford Moor, Bradford, after reports of a man with chemical burns.

They say he had thrown containers with remnants of paint thinners and turpentine on the bonfire which had ignited and flashed. He was taken by ambulance to hospital to be treated for severe burns to his face.


Bus rolls down road hitting block of flats in Bradford

A bus has rolled down a road and struck a block of flats near the centre of Bradford.

Editorial image Credit: Press Association

It happened on Sunbridge Road between Dyson Street and Grattan Road around 2.30pm this afternoon (Saturday July 22).

There are reports of heavy traffic and congestion. It is not yet known if anyone was injured in the incident.

Police appeal to find missing Bradford teen

Police are appealing for help to find a missing teenager from Bradford.

Umme Habiba, aged 17 Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Umme Habiba, aged 17, who is from the Eccleshill area, was last seen at around 3.45pm yesterday at her home address.

She is described as Asian, 5ft 3 ins tall, of slim build and with long brown hair, which is usually tied up in a bun

Umme was last seen wearing cropped, ripped white jeans, a brown leather jacket and sandals.

Anyone with any information of Umme's whereabouts is asked to urgently contact Bradford Police on 101, quoting log number 2078 on 14 July.


Police appeal to find missing Bradford schoolgirl

Police are appealing for information to help find a missing Bradford schoolgirl.

Vanessa Sugarova Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Vanessa Sugarova, aged 12, who is from the Great Horton area of the city was last seen at her home address at around 6pm on Sunday July 2.

She is described as white and about five feet tall and is said to have left the house in the clothing she is wearing on the picture above.

Her family are concerned for her welfare. Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

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