A pensioner is reported to be dazed but uninjured after an explosion at his home in Southsea. Neighbours on Welch Road were evacuated following the blast which occurred in the early hours of this morning.
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Armed siege around property began just after 4pm this afternoon. A man, reported to be aged 72, is in the building and said to be armed
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