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Video/Gallery: More photos from the scene of today’s gas explosion in Cloes Lane, Clacton

PUBLISHED: 16:37 05 February 2014 | UPDATED: 16:38 05 February 2014

Scene of devastation at the site of an explosion in Cloes Lane, Clacton.

Scene of devastation at the site of an explosion in Cloes Lane, Clacton.

These are the scenes of devastation left behind after an explosion ripped through a street in Clacton this morning.

A house was raised to the ground by the explosion, and half of the neighbouring property in Cloes Lane was blown away.

Nine people were injured, with one person fighting for their life.

It is thought a domestic gas fire was the cause of the explosion.

See our gallery, top right for photos.

For more on this story, click here.

Trains between London and Norwich are being cancelled this morning as a result of engineering work not having been completed on time.

Police are searching for a 52-year-old man from Leavenheath who has been reported missing.

Police have arrested a 66-year-old man in connection with an incident that caused armed officers to swoop on Ipswich town centre tonight.

Highways bosses have announced they will be carrying out a series of improvements to the road network across Suffolk and north Essex this week.

Kebab fans will be excited to hear a new fast food outlet that prides itself on making top quality versions of the takeaway staple is opening in Ipswich soon.

Drivers in Woodbridge have faced long delays this afternoon after a major route through the town became flooded.

Firefighters were sent to tackle a blaze that broke out in a flat in Ipswich this afternoon.

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