Pictures from scene of Crossrail site explosion

Police close off nearby roads surrounding the building site Credit: West End Extra
mergency services called to Drury Lane at High Holborn at 12.43 Credit: West End Extra

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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.