Aftermath of an explosion in Newark, Nottinghamshire
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Second body found after Nottinghamshire house explosion

20 May 2013 Last updated at 12:59 BST

A woman has been found dead amid the rubble of a house where a man died in a suspected gas explosion.

The second body was found by rescuers on Monday morning at the house in Newark, Nottinghamshire.

Fire services praised the bravery of neighbours who helped rescue people in nearby homes.

Bryn Coleman of Nottingham Fire and Rescue Service and Supt Mike Manley from Nottinghamshire Police said they were unable to confirm the cause of the explosion while investigations took place.