Birmingham: House explosion ‘destroys’ property in Kingstanding

The explosion could be heard from miles around and damaged other properties (Picture:BPM Media)

A number of people are feared killed or injured after a house explosion in Birmingham.

A property in the Kingstanding area was ‘destroyed’, police said, with ‘others significantly damaged’.

West Midlands Police said they were called just after 8.30pm on Sunday to the incident on Dulwich Road.

Casualties have been reported but the number and severity of their injuries is unknown at this time.

Footage on social media shows flames, damage and debris from a terraced red brick house.

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