UPDATE: Explosion Llanbradach, Caerphilly

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.

Following enquiries, we can now confirm the incident was believed to have been caused by items within the property combusting.

As a result, there has been significant damage caused to the premises and a cordon is still in place as a safety precaution.

Five people were taken to hospital, one has since been discharged, three are in hospital receiving treatment on non-life threatening injuries and one remains in a stable condition but critical condition.

At this time, no other people are being sought in connection with this incident and enquires are ongoing.

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 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800111555.