Three injured in electrical 'blast' in central London

Three people have been injured in an incident involving an electrical utilities manhole in a street in central London.

Police said they were called to reports of someone hearing "a blast" on the corner of Edgware Road and Harrowby Street at 17:46 BST.

Emergency services attended the scene.

"Two people have lesser injuries and the third has burns... the injuries are not believed to be life threatening," police said.

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