Explosion Llanbradach, Caerphilly

On behalf of Gwent Police and South Wales Fire and Rescue Service:

At approximately 5:30pm on Monday 11th June 2018 we received reports of an explosion at a property on Dan-Y-Darren in Llanbradach, Caerphilly.

The incident has caused significant damage to the premises and a cordon is in place as a safety precaution.

Five people were taken to hospital, two currently have life-threatening injuries.

A joint investigation is on-going in conjunction with South Wales Fire and Rescue Service. No other people are being sought in connection with this incident.

We appreciate the help and support of the community in Llanbradach and ask anyone with information to please call 101 quoting log number 360 11/06/18.