Newark blast: possible DIY failure

One line of inquiry suggests that somebody from the family was doing some D.I.Y in the basement – but we're keeping an open mind.

– Superintendent Mike Manley, Nottinghamshire Police

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Blast properties demolished

Up to six properties are being demolished and work is continuing to remove roof slates and bricks from the houses hit by a Newark blast, while forensic investigations take place. Some residents have returned home. Two bodies were found at the scene.