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06 Feb 2019 | 08:16 PM UTC

UK: Explosion reported in Batley (West Yorkshire) February 6

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Authorities are responding to apparent explosion reported in Batley (West Yorkshire county) February 6; details still emerging, avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/6/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/7/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION Batley (West Yorkshire county)

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Emergency services are responding to a suspected explosion after a loud blast was heard in Batley (West Yorkshire county) on Wednesday evening (local time), February 6. Unconfirmed reports indicate the incident occurred in the Hick Lane area the city between 18:30 and 19:00 and police confirmed several injuries. A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected over the coming hours. Details are still emerging.


Individuals in Batley are advised to avoid the area, adhere to instructions issued by local authorities, and anticipate transportation disruptions.


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