South East Wales

Man dies after fire in Abersychan flat

A man has died following a fire in the bedroom of a flat in Torfaen.

Firefighters were called to the property on High Street in Abersychan, just before 19:00 GMT on Thursday.

A man in his 60s was rescued and taken to hospital after receiving emergency treatment at the scene. He later died, Gwent Police said.

An investigation is continuing but South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said the cause was thought to be accidental.