Over a dozen homes have been evacuated and part of the M62 motorway closed after reports of a gas leak in Rochdale.
Engineers from the National Gird are dealing with the leak at Manchester Road in Castleton.
The M62 has been closed between junctions 19 and 20 in both directions, which is affecting access to the A627M.
Manchester Road is also closed between Queensway and the Slattocks roundabout.
Around 16 properties have been evacuated by police as a precaution. No one has been injured.
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