Leicester explosion: Blast destroys shop in central English city, four of the six injured in critical condition [Photos]

Six persons were taken to hospital after an explosion destroyed a shop in Leicester in Britain

FP Staff February 26, 2018 13:42:24 IST
Six persons were injured after an explosion destroyed a shop in Leicester in Britain. AP
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Six persons were injured after an explosion destroyed a shop in Leicester in Britain. AP
Four of the six injured are in critical condition while others are "walking wounded", said the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. AP
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Four of the six injured are in critical condition while others are "walking wounded", said the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. AP
Six fire engines were sent to the scene and a fire service spokeswoman said crews were involved in a "search and rescue" operation. AP
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Six fire engines were sent to the scene and a fire service spokeswoman said crews were involved in a "search and rescue" operation. AP
British police said there was no indication that the reported explosion and building collapse was linked to terrorism. AP
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British police said there was no indication that the reported explosion and building collapse was linked to terrorism. AP
Electricity supply to a number of properties in the area was cut while emergency services dealt with the incident. AP
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Electricity supply to a number of properties in the area was cut while emergency services dealt with the incident. AP
Pictures and videos posted on social media showed a property engulfed in flames visible from a distance, with rubble and debris scattered around. AP
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Pictures and videos posted on social media showed a property engulfed in flames visible from a distance, with rubble and debris scattered around. AP