Three people were taken to the hospital and several homes were destroyed in the Swansea explosion, which was caused by a gas leak.


After a house was destroyed in what authorities believe was a gas explosion, a BODY was discovered during the search for the missing person.

The explosion tore through a street in Swansea, Wales, this morning, damaging around 20 other homes.


One property was completely destroyed and around 20 others damaged after the suspected gas blast tore through a street in Swansea


A cordon remains in place around the scene in Clydach Road, Morriston


After the tragedy on Clydach Road in Morriston, three people were rushed to the hospital, but one was still missing.

Sadly, South Wales Police said tonight that a man’s body had been found near the blast site.

Around 11:20 a.m., a large number of people had to be evacuated as rescue workers arrived.

Residents of nearby homes said they felt their windows shake as the explosion shook the intersection.

A huge explosion that could be felt throughout the entire house and heard from blocks away was described by one witness.

It’s a hell of a mess,” chimed in another nearby resident. They wouldn’t have a chance if anyone was home.

Roofing materials “went up in the air,” as another local told WalesOnline.

Their words were, “[I] heard a bang, saw a gust of smoke, and roof tiles from a house go up in the air.”

“Emergency services are continuing to work at the scene of an explosion on Clydach Road in Morriston that occurred around 11.20am this morning,” the South Wales Police Department said earlier.

Three people have been taken by ambulance to the hospital.

“At least two buildings have sustained major damage, and several nearby structures have also been damaged.

Due to the dynamic nature of this incident, additional information will be provided once it is available.

We are praying for the safety of everyone involved in this morning’s tragedy.

According to reports, gas engineers have arrived to conduct an investigation.

But it hasn’t been determined for sure that a gas explosion was the cause.

We do not yet know the cause of the explosion, and our engineers will continue to support the emergency services as they carry out their work,” said a spokesperson for Wales & West Utilities.

More than 100 people were evacuated as emergency services rushed to the horror on Clydach Road in Morriston


People living close to the property reported windows shaking when the explosion rocked the junction on


One resident said they heard 'an enormous bang' that shook their house


It's understood gas engineers are at the scene to investigate



Micheal Kurt

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