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8 Dec 2019 13:06
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  •   Home > News > Accident and Emergency

    Investigators are picking through the rubble left by a devastating gas explosion in Christchurch

    Investigators are picking through the rubble left by a devastating gas explosion in Christchurch


    Five houses have been left uninhabitable and five people remain in hospital after the incident in the affluent suburb of Northwood.

    A substantial clean up is still needed for properties near 9 Marble Court - where Friday's explosion took place.

    Council CityCare workers have cleared the roads - but chunks of concrete and wisps of insulation still litter nearby driveways.

    Damaged vehicles and broken windows can also be seen on surrounding streets.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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