Person injured in 'explosion'

A man in his 30s has been taken to hospital with burns after he's believed to have cut through a power cable, which caused an explosion near Shaftsbury Avenue.

It happen just before 12:45 this afternoon. More to follow.

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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.