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Holborn 'explosion'

A Crossrail worker - believed to be in his 20s - has been taken to hospital with serious burns after he cut through an electrical cable at a central London site, causing an explosion.

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Crossrail worker in hospital tonight after 'explosion'

A man working on the Crossrail project is in hospital tonight with serious burns after an explosion, which is believed to have been caused by cutting through a cable.

It happened in Holborn at lunchtime and has caused traffic problems since. From there Julie Macdonald sent this report.

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