Two in hospital after explosion at flats

A man and a woman have been taken to hospital following an explosion at a block of flats in Glasgow.

Twenty-three people were evacuated from the building in Kennedar Drive as emergency services dealt with the incident.

Police and other emergency services were called to the scene in the Govan area at around 7.05am on Friday.

One man was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary, while a woman was taken to the nearby Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

A police spokesman said: “Twenty-three people from the block of flats were evacuated as a precaution and emergency services remain at the scene.”

Investigations are under way to establish what caused the blast.

It is understood gas engineers have gone to the scene.

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