Two Injured in Birmingham Explosion

Two men have been arrested after an explosion in Birmingham last night.

Police recieved a number of 999 calls around 8pm, with people reporting an explosion in a flat on Aldersmead Road, West Heath.

Two men, believed to be in the property at the time, were taken to hospital with serious burns but were later arrested by officers, on suspicion of causing the explosion.

The full extent of the damage to the building and neighbouring properties is still being established.
The cause of the explosion is not known but investigations are being carried out to work out what happened.



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