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Clacton gas explosion: Ten injured and houses flattened

5 February 2014 Last updated at 23:56 GMT

Ten people have been injured in a gas explosion that "flattened" two houses on a street in Clacton, Essex.

A man in his 70s was flown to hospital with life-threatening injuries and a woman in her 50s was badly burnt in the fire that followed.

Robert Hall reports.