Monday, August 29, 2011

Fast food shop destroyed in 2am explosion as bank holiday revellers make 'lucky escape' - 29th Aug 2011

Police have arrested six people after an explosion ripped through a kebab shop, destroying it.

Passers-by were 'incredibly lucky' to have not been hit by flying debris from the blast which rocked the building in Leicester at about 2am this morning (Monday), emergency services said.

A search and rescue dog was used to check for casualties but it is not believed anyone was in the shop at the time of the explosion.

Police launched a criminal investigation after confirming the cause of the explosion was suspicious.

Two men and four women have been arrested in connection with the incident and are being quizzed by detectives. Read More