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Couple badly burnt in explosion

16 December 09 18:07 GMT

A man and a woman have been badly burned in an explosion at a house in Warwickshire.

Emergency crews were called to a fire in Church End, Coleshill, at about 1820 GMT on Tuesday.

A man, 80, and a woman whose age is not known, were taken to hospital with severe burns. Their condition is thought to be stable, police said.

Officers are investigating the cause of the explosion but said early inquiries suggested it was an accident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Warwickshire Police or call Crimestoppers anonymously.

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