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Men arrested in connection with Wirral blast released

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Two men arrested in connection with an explosion on the Wirral have been released under investigation.

Several buildings collapsed in the explosion in New Ferry, Wirral, on Saturday March 25th.

A 62-year-old man, from the North Wales area, was arrested on suspicion of conspiring to commit arson with intent/being reckless as to whether life was endangered and an offence under the Fraud Act 2006.

A 55-year-old man, from Wirral, was arrested on suspicion of conspiring to commit arson with intent/being reckless as to whether life was endangered and an offence under the Fraud Act 2006.

Both men have been released under investigation.