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Breaking: Explosives found in home in Harold Hill

11:16 08 August 2014

Officers and forensics are spending their second day at Wolverton House in Chudleigh Road, Harold Hill after explosives were discovered yesterday.

Officers and forensics are spending their second day at Wolverton House in Chudleigh Road, Harold Hill after explosives were discovered yesterday.

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An explosion “created by a young man” in Harold Hill has led to the discovery of a large amount of explosives in his home.

Explosives were discovered in Wolverton House on Chudleigh Road, Harold Hill, yesterdayExplosives were discovered in Wolverton House on Chudleigh Road, Harold Hill, yesterday

The young man was taken to hospital with burns to his face and hands after the explosion in Wolverton House in Chudleigh Road.

Police and forensics are still at the property due to the large amount of explosives discovered after the incident.

It is not thought to be terrorism at this stage.

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