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A1 closed after reports of explosion at Catterick

The A1 is closed in both directions after reports that an explosion was heard in or around Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire.

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A1 to remain closed for longer than expected

A spokesman for the Highways Agency said the closure on the A1 in North Yorkshire is now expected to remain in place until between 5.30pm and 6pm.

Earlier today they had anticipated that the road would re-open at around 3pm.

Police are continuing the search for the source of an explosion reported by staff at the Marne Barracks, in Catterick, at 3am.

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