Northeast London explosion not terror-related: UK police

March 5, 2018 Off By Web Desk

London Homes have been evacuated following reports of an explosion in north-east London, the British police said on Sunday, noting that the incident was not being treated as terror-related according to preliminary information, The Guardian reported quoting local police.

A Twitter account listed on the police.uk website as being updated by the local force said the incident at building in Harold Hill area of Romford was the result of a domestic gas explosion linked to a faulty fridge, adding that there had been no injuries.

However, a spokeswoman for the London fire brigade said the cause of the explosion was still being investigated by a team on the scene.

Source: International Islamic News Agency