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Police report explosion in English city as ‘major incident’


British police declared a major incident on Sunday after an explosion destroyed a convenience store and a home in the central English city of Leicester.

Pictures and videos posted on Twitter showed flames leaping into the sky from the site which was reduced to rubble.

“All emergency services are currently dealing with this,” the police force said in a statement. “Please avoid the area.”

The city’s fire department said it sent six fire engines after reports of a large explosion and a building collapse.

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