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Posted: February 26, 2018

Leicester explosion: 5 dead, 5 injured, British police say

At Least 4 Dead In Leicester Explosion


Leicester explosion: 5 dead, 5 injured, British police say
In this image taken from video made available by Gem News, police attend the scene of an incident in Leicester, central England, Sunday Feb. 25, 2018. Police for the English city of Leicester say they are responding to a 'major incident' after receiving reports of an explosion and that emergency services were dealing with the incident on Hinckley Road and asked the public to stay away from the area. (Gem News via AP)

By Cox Media Group National Content Desk

LEICESTER, United Kingdom —

At least five people are dead and five others injured following reports Sunday of an explosion and fire in Leicester, British police said.

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Authorities declined to speculate on the cause of the explosion, although police said Sunday that it did not appear to be related to terrorism.

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