Seven Sisters house explosion could have been caused by 'ageing gas equipment'

South Wales Police have said the blast is not suspicious.

An explosion at a house in Seven Sisters that left a woman and two children seriously injured was probably caused by gas equipment, police have confirmed.

South Wales Police have been investigating the cause of the explosion at the propertywhich happened on 24 June.

They have said the most likely explanation for the incident is a combination of "ageing liquid petroleum gas equipment and environmental conditions."

Two boys, aged 2 and 5, and a 31-year-old woman were taken to hospital by air ambulance and are said to be in a critical but stable condition.

The aftermath shows debris from the house in the terraced street

In a statement, South Wales Police Detective Inspector Gareth Eynon said the explosion was a "tragic incident."

“This was a tragic incident and our thoughts remain with the family," he continued.

“We would like to again thank the community for their support during our investigation.”