Demolition work on going at explosion scene

Emergency services talk to the press at the scene of Newark explosion Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Police and senior fire officers say demolition work is still going on to allow the recovery of the body of a woman killed in the Newark explosion. They have praised locals who risked their lives to help those trapped in the rubble.


House explosion in Newark

Police are still investigating after two people died and five people were injured in a gas explosion at a house in Newark, Nottinghamshire. The explosion happened on Wright Street at around 5pm on Sunday.