Bargeddie: Suspected gas explosion leaves woman in hospital and house in ruins in North Lanarkshire

A 39-year-old woman is in hospital with serious injuries after a suspected gas explosion at a house in North Lanarkshire.

Emergency services attended the scene on Cedars Gove in the village of Bargeddie early on Sunday morning.

A 43-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman were taken to hospital.

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The man has since been discharged, but the woman is being treated for serious injuries.

Neighbouring properties on the street have been evacuated and services remain at the scene.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Emergency services were called to Cedars Grove, Bargeddie, around 6.25am on Sunday, 22 November, following a report of a gas explosion within a property.

A 39-year-old woman and a 43-year-old man were taken to University Hospital Monklands.

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The man received treatment and has been discharged.

The woman has been transferred to Glasgow Royal Infirmary with serious injuries.

Neighbouring properties have been evacuated as a precaution. Officers remain at the scene."

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