At least two people are feared dead after an explosion at a shop in west London on Wednesday.
According to a report in BBC, the blast took place in a hair salon and mobile phone shop on King Street in Southall.
Sadly two people have died at the explosion & building collapse in #Southall (incorrectly stated as in Ealing previously). Firefighters worked painstakingly to search the building and initial crews rescued a number of people. Full statement here https://t.co/XtOUlZxRZy pic.twitter.com/JYwj7Ke6ne— London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) October 21, 2020
Four people and a child were pulled from the wreckage by rescuers.
In a statement released later, the London Fire Brigade said two people were pronounced dead at the scene.