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OAP couple in home explosion

An elderly couple in their 70s were taken to hospital after an explosion, suspected to be caused by a gas leak, "totally demolished" their home near Stirling. Marianne Cunningham, 74, has been discharged. Husband Robin, 77, is in a stable condition.

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Safety checks after explosion at OAP couple's home

Officials attend the scene of devastation after a blast in Scotland which put an elderly couple in hospital and wrecked most of their home. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire
The damage was caused by a suspected gas explosion at around 5:30am at the house in Murdiston Avenue in Callander, near Stirling. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire
Nine neighbouring houses were evacuated. Residents are expected to return to their homes tonight after safety checks are completed. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

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