Investigation continue into gas explosion

Explosion damages South Shields house Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The emergency services and gas engineers remain at the scene of a gas explosion in South Shields.

A woman and a man were taken to the Royal Victoria infirmary for further treatment to burns.

The next door neighbour was at work when the explosion happened early this morning.

Emergency services still at scene Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

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