AT LEAST TEN people have been injured following an explosion at a house in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester.
A family of three were at home when the blast struck the terraced house in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, at around 5.10am this morning.
A number of people were taken to hospital.
A man of 63, who has not yet been formally named, has since succumbed to his injuries, said Greater Manchester Police in a statement.
Officers attended and discovered a house with substantial damage and a number of injured people, who were taken to hospital.
Sadly, a 63-year-old man has subsequently died as a result of his injuries.
– GMP STATEMENT
Police and fire fighters are currently investigating the circumstances behind the incident.
— Manchester Fire (@manchesterfire) August 9, 2016