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    INCIDENT: TWO DIE IN MYSTERY EXPLOSION

    Deaths in unoccupied unit where Police believe “work in progress”

    It has been reported by the BBC News online that two men have died and a third injured in an explosion at an industrial unit in Hertfordshire. The blast is said to have happened on Saturday at Plumpton Road.

    The men from Wood Green in North London died from their injuries at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford.

    The BBC state that Hertfordshire Police said a man had been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence. The arrested man is a 40-year-old from Hoddesdon who is also being questioned on suspicion of health and safety offences.

    The third man taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow but has since been discharged.

    Police said the factory unit was currently unoccupied but it was believed the men may have been “carrying out some form of work there”.

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